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The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity$
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Thomas J. Heffernan

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199777570

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777570.001.0001

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The Language of Composition

The Language of Composition

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(p.79) III The Language of Composition
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The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity
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Thomas J. Heffernan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777570.003.0003

The issue of whether Latin or Greek was the original language of composition of the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis has been debated since 1890. This chapter argues that Latin was the original language of composition of the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis. It considers some examples of the differences between the Latin and Greek texts to illustrate the belief that the Latin is primary.

Keywords:   Passion, Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis, composition language, Latin text, Greek text

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