Perpetua's Passion

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Author  Joyce E. Salisbury
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   December 3, 1997
ISBN  0415918367
Pages  240

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Perpetua's 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.

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