Perpetua's Passion

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Author  Joyce E. Salisbury
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   October 9, 1997
ISBN  0415918375
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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