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Published: 28 June 2012

592 Pages | 9 illustrations; 1 map


ISBN: 9780199777570

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The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity

Thomas J. Heffernan

  • A new English translation of the Latin text based on a first-hand study of all known manuscripts
  • A critical edition of the Latin text based on all known manuscripts
  • The first detailed historical commentary in English on the entire narrative of the Passion
  • A newly-edited version of the Greek text based on extensive study of the one surviving manuscript
  • The first complete description of all the known manuscripts of the narrative since the 16th century
  • A detailed description of all 27 persons mentioned in the text
  • An index verborum listing every word in the Passion

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