6 edition of The Passion of Perpetua (Jungian Classics Series #3) found in the catalog.
The Passion of Perpetua (Jungian Classics Series #3)
Marie-Louise Von Franz
January 1983 by Spring Publications .
Written in English
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And when the people besought that they should be brought forward, that when the sword pierced through their bodies their eyes might be joined thereto as witnesses to the slaughter, they rose of themselves and moved, whither the people willed them, first kissing one another, that they might accomplish their martyrdom with the rites of peace. Then she was called for again, and bound up her dishevelled hair; for it was not becoming for a martyr to suffer with dishevelled hair, lest she should appear to be mourning in her glory. The text ends as the editor extols the acts of the martyrs. Perpetua's death in the great theater at Carthage seems anticlimactic in one sense in that it was inevitable given the circumstances, but no less filled with pathos leading up to that day and after.
Then she was called for again, and bound up her dishevelled hair; for it was not becoming for a martyr to suffer with dishevelled hair, lest she should appear to be mourning in her glory. And we therefore, what we have heard and handled, declare also to you, brethren and little children, that as well you who were concerned in these matters may be reminded of them again to the glory of the Lord, as that you who know them by report may have communion with the blessed martyrsand through them with the Lord Jesus Christto whom be glory and honourfor ever and ever. And I awoke, and I knew that my brother was in travail. Perchance so great a woman could not else have been slain being feared of the unclean spirit had she not herself so willed it" xix.
Then, in a few days after I had been without my father, I gave thanks to the Lord; and his absence became a source of consolation to me. Then Hilarian passed sentence upon us all and condemned us to the beasts; and cheerfully we went down to the dungeon. And then my father came to me from the city, worn out with anxiety. And he cried to me, and from the curd he had from the milk he gave me as it were a morsel; and I took it with joined hands and ate it up; and all that stood around said, Amen. And where there had been a wound, I saw a scar; and that pool which I had before seen, I saw now with its margin lowered even to the boy's navel.
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Yet note our faces diligently, that you may recognise them on that day of judgment. And as God willed, no longer did he need to be suckled, nor did I take fever; that I might not be tormented by care for the child and by the pain of my breasts.
And the elders said to us, and enjoy. In that same interval of a few days we were baptized, and to me the Spirit prescribed that in the water of baptism nothing else was to be sought for bodily endurance.
Secundulus Dies in the Prison. I found Perpetua's Passion to be very well written and apparently well researched. It also includes a newly edited version of the Latin text based on all the extant manuscripts and - rarer still - the Greek text. At the beginning of the spectacle therefore himself with Revocatus first had ado with a leopard and was afterwards torn by a bear on a raised bridge.
And when the day of the exhibition drew near my father, worn with suffering, came in to me, and began to tear out his beard, and to throw himself on the earth, and to cast himself down on his face, and to reproach his years, and to utter such words as might move all creation.
And I immediately related this to my brother, and we understood that it was to be a passion, and we ceased henceforth to have any hope in this world.
Yea, for these things The Passion of Perpetua book shall at some time be ancient and necessary to our sons, though in their own present time through some reverence of antiquity presumed they are made of but slight account.
Then because I was without my father for a few days I gave thanks unto the Lord; and I was comforted because of his absence. But let men look to it, if they judge The Passion of Perpetua book power of the Holy Spirit to be one, according to the times and seasons; since some things of later date must be esteemed of more account as being nearer to the very last times, in accordance with the exuberance of grace manifested to the final The Passion of Perpetua book determined for The Passion of Perpetua book world.
They were stripped therefore and made to put on nets; and so they were brought forth. The populace shuddered as they saw one young woman of delicate frame, and another with breasts still dropping from her recent childbirth. Then my father angry with this word came upon me to tear out my eyes; but he only vexed me, and he departed vanquished, he and the arguments of the devil.
And I was stripped naked, and I became a man. Suetonius, Tacitus? Thus she brought forth a little girl, which a certain sister brought up as her daughter.
Birschbach on Sep 16, I found 'Perpetua's Passion really interesting, getting an interesting picture of Roman Society and attitudes.
And being satisfied he departed away from the water and began to play as children will, joyfully. We were all nourished with an indescribable odour, which satisfied us. And I went up to the master of gladiators and received the branch.
The tribune shuddered and blushed, and commanded that they should be kept with more humanity, so that permission was given to their brethren and others to go in and be refreshed with them; even the keeper of the prison trusting them now himself.
I was very unusually distressed by my anxiety for my infant. She Fights, Conquers, and Receives the Reward 1. So can I call myself nought other than that which I am, a Christian. Sometime afterthe Roman emperor Septimius Severus forbade conversion to Christianity or Judaism, and in the governor of Carthage, Hilarian, enforced this edict.
And I saw much people watching closely. If with these hands I have brought you up to this flower of your age, if I have preferred you to all your brothers, do not deliver me up to the scorn of men. I suckled my child, which was now enfeebled with hunger.
And when they were brought to the gate, and were constrained to put on the clothing - the men, that of the priests of Saturn, and the women, that of those who were consecrated to Ceres - that noble-minded woman resisted even to the end with constancy.
I finished the book wondering if the author, had some type of axe to grind in this society.Other articles where The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity is discussed: Perpetua: Tunisia]), Christian martyr who wrote The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, a journal recounting her trial and imprisonment that was continued by a contemporary who described Perpetua’s death in the arena.
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Brand: Charles River Editors.Perpetua was by far, the BEST book I have read inand one of the top five I have EVER read.
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