EDITIONS, TRANSLATIONS, AND COMMENTARIES

Thomas J. Heffernan's The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity provides a useful discussion of many of these texts in

Appendix I, Part C. beginning on p. 431.

 

Amat, J. Passion de Perpétue et de Félicité: suivi des Actes. Sources Chrétiennes, no. 417. Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 1996. [Latin, Greek, and French]

 

Balling, J., U.M. Bidstrup, and T. Brammung. De unge skal se syner: Perpetuamartyriet oversat og kommenteret. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 1997. [Latin and Danish]

 

Baestiaensen, A.R.R. "Atti e Passioni dei Martiri." Scrittori Greci et Latini. Milan: Fondazione Lorenzo Valla, 1967.

 

Baestiaensen, A.R.R., Ed. Atti e passioni dei martiri. Milan: Fondanzione Lorenzo Valla, 1987. [Latin and Italian]

 

Bedjan P. Acta Martyrum et Sanctorum. 7 Vols. Paris: Vis Dicta de Sèvres, 1890-97.

 

Bindley, T.H. The Epistle of the Gallican Churches: Lugdunum and Vienna. With an appendix containing Tertullian's Address to Martyrs and the Passion of St. Perpetua. London: SPCK, 1900.

 

Caldarelli, G. Atti dei martiri. Edizioni Paoline: Milan, 1985. [Italian]

 

Campos, R.P.J. “Passio sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis.” Suplementos de Etudios Clásicos 2.2, Madrid: Estudios clásicos, 1967.

 

Colombo, S. Atti dei martiri. Turin: Società Editrice Internazionale, 1928.

 

Corti, M. Un ponte tra latino e italiano. Novara: Interlinea, 2002. [Italian]

 

De'Cavalieri, P.F. "La Passio ss. Perpetuae et Felicitatis." Scritti Agiografici, Studi et Testi 221. Rome: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1962. 41-154.

 

Dronke, P. Women Writers of the Middle Ages: A Critical Study of Texts from Perpetua to Marguerite Porete. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

 

Formisano, M. Le Passione di Perpetua e Felicita. Classici Graeci e Latini. Milano: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 2008. [Latin and Italian]

 

Gallandius, A. Bibliotheca Veterum Patrum. Venice: J. Baptistae Albrithii Hieron. Fil, 1766.

 

Gebhardt, O.V. Acta martyrum selecta. Berlin: Alexander Duncker, 1902.

 

Habermehl, P. Perpetua und der Ägypter oder Bilder des Bösen im frühen afrikanishcen Christentum: Ein Versuch zur Passio sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis. 2nd ed. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2004. [Latin and German]

 

Halporn, J. W. Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis. Bryn Mawr Latin Commentaries. Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College, 1984.

 

Hamman, A.G. "Félicité et Perpétue." Les premiers martyrs de l'église. Paris: Desclée de Browuwer, 1979. 70-85, 157-58. [French]

 

Harris, J.R. and Gifford, S.K. The Acts of the Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas: the original Greek text now first edited from a ms. in the Library of the Convent of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. London: C.J. Clay and Sons, 1890.

 

Heffernan, T. J. The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

 

Henschenius, A.G. and D. Papebrochius. Acta sanctorum. Martii a Iohane Bollando, S.I. Antwerp: Iacob Meursium, 1668. 

 

Holstenius, L. (corrected by Valois). Passio S.S. Perpetuae et Felicitatis. Cum notis Lucae Holstentii. Vaticanae Bibliothecae Praefecti. Paris: Carolus Savreux, 1664.

 

Hunink, V., E. Van Ketwich Verschuur, A. Akkermans, and T. Bastiaensen. Eeuwig Geluk: De passie van de vroeg-christelijke martelaressen Perpetua en Felicitas & Drie preken van Augustinus. Zoetermeer: Meinema, 2004. [Latin and Dutch]

 

Kitzler, P. Umučení svaté Perpetuy a Felicity. Passio SS. Perpetuae and Felicitatis. Teologicky sborník 2, 2002. 75-83. [Czech]

 

Knopf, R. Ausgewählte Märtyrerakten. Tübingen and Leipzig: J.C.B. Mohr, 1901.

 

Maitland, S. The Martyrdom of Perpetua. Evesham: Arthur James, 1996.

 

Malinowski, A. Sylwetki diakonów w “Acta martyrum” [Exempla diaconorum in “Actibus martyrum” proposita], Vox Patrum 9 (1989), f. 17. 757-79. [Polish]

 

Mazzucco, C. “E fui fatta maschio”: La donna nel cristianesimo primitivo (secoli I-III): Con un’appendice sulla Passio Perpetuae. Firenze: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, 1989. [Italian]

 

Muncey, R. W. The Passion of S. Perpetua: An English translation with introduction and notes. London and Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1927.

 

Musurillo, H. A. The Acts of the Christian Martyrs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.

 

Owen, E.W.C. Some Authentic Acts of the Early Martyrs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927.

 

Rader, R. "The Martyrdom of Perpetua: A Protest Account of Third-Century Christianity," A Lost Tradition: Women Writers of the Early Church. Ed., P. Wilson-Kastner. New York: University Press of America, 1981. 1-31.

 

Ramureanu, I. Actele Martirice. Bucharest: Institutului Biblic şi de misiune al Bisericii Ortodoxe Române, 1982. [Romanian]

 

Rauschen, G. "Die Akten der hl. Perpetua u. Felizitas," in Frühchristliche Apologeten und Märtyrerakten. Ed. O. Bardenhewer, T. Schermann, and K. Weyman. 2 Vols. Kempten & München: Jos. Koselschen, 1913. I: 4 - 56. [German]

 

Rendel, H.J. and S.K. Gifford. The Acts of the Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas: the original Greek text now first edited from a ms. in the Library of the Convent of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. London: CJ Clay and Sons, 1890.

 

Robinson, J.A. The Passion of S. Perpetua. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1891.

 

Robinson, J.A. The Passion of S. Perpetua. Newly edited from the manuscript with introduction and notes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981 (Reprinted in Eugene, OR, 2004).

 

Ruinart, T. Acta Primorum Martyrum sincera et selecta. Paris: Archbishop of Paris, 1689.

 

Saxer, V. "Passion de Pérpetue, Félicité et Compagnons." Saints anciens d'Afrique du nord. Vatican: Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, 1979. 39-57. [French]

 

Sebesta, J.L. “Vibia Perpetua: Mystic and Martyr.” Women Writing Latin: From Roman Antiquity, Latin Antiquity, and the Early Christian Era. Eds. L.J. Churchill, P.R. Brown, and J.E. Jeffrey. Vol. 1. New York: Routledge, 2002. 103-130. [This reproduces the Latin from De'Cavalieri's edition.]

 

Shaw, B. “The Passion of Perpetua.” Past and Present 139 (1993): 3-45.

 

Shewring, W.H. The Passion of SS. Perpetua and Felicity: A New Edition and Translation of the Latin Text Together with the Sermons of S. Augustine upon These Saints Now First Translated into English. London: Sheed & Ward, 1931.

 

Sola, G. La passione delle SS Perpetua e Felicita. Rome: Liberia di Cultura, 1921. [Latin and Italian]

 

Toki, S and K. Toki. Junkyôsha gyôden [Acts of the martyrs], Tokyo: Kyôbunkan, 1990. [Latin and Japanese]

 

Van Beek, C.I.M.I. Passio Sanctarum Perpetua et Felicitatis. Nijmegan: Dekker and Van de Vegt, 1936.

 

Van Beek, C.I.M.I. Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis. Latine et Graece. Florilegium Patristicum tam veteris quam medii aevi auctores complectens, fasc. XLIII. Bonn: Petri Hanstein, 1938.

 

Vannutelli, P. Atti dei martiri. Vaticano: Pontifico Instituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 1939. [Latin and Italian]

 

Von Franz, M.L. Passio sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis. Irving, Tex.: Spring Publications, 1980.

 

Von Franz, M.L. The Passion of Perpetua. Trans. E. Welch and Ed. D. Sharp. Toronto: Inner City Books, 2004.

 

Von Gebhardt, O. Acta martyrum selecta; ausgewählte märtyreracten, und andere urkunden aus der verfolgungszeit der christlichen kirche. Berlin: Alexander Duncker, 1902.

 

Wallis, R.E. "The Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas." Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian, Vol. 3 of The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Eds., A. Roberts, J. Donaldson, and A. Cleveland Coxe. Buffalo, NY: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1885.