NACHLEBEN

Nachleben (German for 'after-life') denotes the reception history of an author or text. 

The following authors/works, which are listed in chronological order, refer to Perptua and/or Felicity before the year 1100.

 

This list is drawn from Appendix A of Erin Ann Ronsse's dissertation beginning on p. 207 (Rhetoric of the Matyrs: Transmission and Reception History of the 'Passion of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity.' Dissertation, Univ. of Victoria, 2008).  Here is the PDF.

 

NB: Many of these sources are linked to the relevant text, image, or Wikipedia page.

 

ca. 208-212

On the Soul 55.4

Life of St. Cyprian 1

NB: This may be an allusion to Perpetua and Felicity, but the text does not name them specifically.

Depositions of the Martyrs

Old Syrian Martyrology

Late 4th c.

ca. 400

Sermones 280-282

On the Soul and Its Origin

1.10.12

2.10.14

3.9.12

3.13.19

4.18.26

4.18.27

Exposition on the Psalms (48:12)

Pseudo-Augustine

After 400

Sermones 394

Sermo de tempore barbarico 5.6

Sermo de quarta feria sive de cultura agri dominici 4.5

Tractatus de natale sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis 2-6

Chronicles 757

History of Persecutions in the African Province 1.3

Pseudo-Fulgentius

5th c.

Sermo 70: On Job and Blessed Perpetua

Features visual representation of Perpetua's first vision

Leonine Sacramentary (Verona)

5th-6th c.

Annals of Ravenna

ca. 576

NB: There are two links here.

Calendar of the Carthaginian Church

Late 6th c.

II.XIII

Early 8th c.

Martyrology, March 7

Chronica Minora 346

Martyrology, March 7

Martyrology of Tallaght

In Natale Sanctarum Feminarum: Puella Turbata

Martyrology

Anonymous

9th c.

Martyrology of Lyon

This reproduces Bede's entry in his Martyrology

Florus of Lyons

9th c.

Martyrology

Florus with Wandelbert of Prum

ca. 848

Martyrology 125 (7)

Preserved by Ado

9th c.

Parvum Romanum

Martyrology

This reproduces Bede's entry in his Martyrology

Martyrology

Wolfhard

896

Martyrology

Greek Menologium

Referenced in the Passio S. Polyeucti

Menologium of Basil II

Liber Confortatorius Book 2

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