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Perpetuas Passion: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman Joyce E Salisbury

Perpetuas Passion: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman

Joyce E Salisbury

Published June 15th 2014
ISBN : 9781299695047
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231 pages
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Perpetuas Passion studies the third-century martyrdom of a young woman and places it in the intellectual and social context of her age. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in aMorePerpetuas Passion studies the third-century martyrdom of a young woman and places it in the intellectual and social context of her age. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in a wealthy Roman household to her imprisonment and death in the arena.