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This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Spanish. Something similar happened in the Eastern Churchwhere the numerous passions were collected in abbreviated form in the liturgical books, for example in the saints menaeain which was introduced for each day of the 12 months of the year an martirea about the life and martyrdom of the saint.

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Eusebius of Caesarea was likely the first Christian author to produce a collection of acts of the martyrs. The expression Acta martyrumin general applies to all narrative texts about the death of the martyrs; but it possesses a more precise and restricted meaning, when referring, in technical terms, to the official records of the processes and conviction. Once the distinction is made, the name of the act is reserved for the verbal processes like, for example, Acta martyrum Scyllitanorum while the references relating to the martyrs, the name of aftas is applied, in all of its diverse form gesta, martyrium, legenda.

Still, as they were written with the intention of edifying and not deceiving the reader, a special class must be reserved for hagiographical forgeries.

Delehaye, from whose writings it would be possible to extract a critical summula. Acts of the Martyrs Latin Acta Martyrum are accounts of the suffering and death of a Christian martyr or group of martyrs. For more guidance, see Wikipedia: View a machine-translated version of the Spanish article.

Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. The safest criterion is the acts indicated by Hippolyte Delehaye[4] which is based on the degree of sincerity and historicity offered by the literary genre of the document.


Actas de los Mártires

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Gregory the Greatas the Pope himself informed the bishop and patriarch of AlexandriaEulogio, who had requested documentation about the collections of gesta martyrum.

Besides these, there are romanceseither written around a few real facts which have been preserved in popular or literary tradition, or else pure works of the imagination, containing no real facts whatever. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The shortage of official records and direct documenting has been controversial. These accounts were collected and used in church liturgies from early times, as attested by Saint Augustine.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? If the elements that distinguish the six groups are considered, it is possible to verify that the first and the second refer to a uniform type of texts because of the contemporary and direct nature of the information; the next two contain stories, based in varying degrees, on at least partially secure data; the last two, on the other hand, are true fantasies without a historical basis.

English Choose a language for shopping. In this transformation and development, negative from the critical point of view, several factors influenced to a considerable degree: The same happened with the narrations of the pains and tortures, prolonged and multiplied without saving prodigies made by the martyr, adorned with the spectacular element provided by fantasy and legend.

Showing of 1 reviews. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Share your thoughts with other customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Except for the records, all of the narrative documents mentioned above offer, from a literary point of view, common characters, since they are all the result of an elaboration and compositional process typical of hagiographic literature; the tendency to the schematic form has a remote origin, whose trace already manifested in ancient texts, close to the type and narrative sincerity, of the same record.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Read more Read less. A second category, the “Passiones,” are based on eyewitness accounts. The same happened with the menologies menologyalso divided into 12 volumes, corresponding to the 12 months of the year; in them the passions are synthesized in a more extensive way than in the preceding ones. Set up a giveaway. These accounts vary in authenticity. It is true that in most cases they are historical figures, but the selection of the texts was not carried out under a uniform or safe criterion, nor was it accompanied by a critical analysis.

Acts of the Martyrs

We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back llos print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nonetheless, it is necessary to add that in the group of records is included some texts containing narrative parts alien to the verbal process, but of equal historical and documentary value Acta-Passio SS.

In the first place the legal tone dee the Roman criminal process of the first records has been preserved; sometimes even some of the passions make reference to it, showing how, on more than one occasion, the lost records served as sources.

It has been said, with a certain air of reproach, that the hagiographic criticism has been interested until the present, almost exclusively in the problems related to the authenticity and chronology of the document, neglecting the social aspect and the environment in which it was written; loss that in turn helps determine the same chronology.

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