Historia persecutionis Africanae prouinciae

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Title

Historia persecutionis Africanae prouinciae

Creator

Victor of Vita

Date

484-9

Source

Victoris Vitensis, Historia, ed. Charles Halm, MGH, Auctores Antiquissimi 3.1 (Berlin: Weidmann, 1879), 6, lines 23-7

Identifier

Vict.Vita.Historia.pers.

Language

Latin

Subject

CPL 798

Description

Victor of Vita

Publisher

BWH

Contributor

BWH

Relation

References Biblical Judith

Format

prose

Type

history

Coverage

I.xxii

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Text

I.xxii. Et si forsitan quispiam, ut moris est, dum Dei populum admoneret, Pharaonem, Nabuchodonosor, Holofernem, aut aliquem similem nominasset, obiiciebatur illi quod in persona regis ista dixisset, et statim exsilio trudebatur. Hoc enim persecutionis genus agebatur, hic aperte, alibi occulte, ut piorum nomen talibus insidiis interiret.

And if someone, as is the custom, in admonishments to the people of God, had named Pharoah, Nabuchodonosor, Holofernes, or some other similar name, they accused him of saying such things against the person of the king, and immediately drove him into exile. For this was the type of persecution conducted, here openly, elsewhere in secret, so that the name of the pious might be lost by a trap.

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Citation

Victor of Vita, “Historia persecutionis Africanae prouinciae,” Book of Judith, accessed October 17, 2017, http://bookofjudith.lib.uconn.edu/items/show/53.