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Text, Translation, and Commentary on the Acts of SS. Dativus, Saturninus the Priest, and Their Companions
(Creighton University, 1968)
The persecution begun by Diocletian and Galerius which lasted from 303 to 312 is known as the "Great Persecution.” During recent decades it has been the object of much research, but it still presents many problems, some ...
The Martyrs of North Africa During the Persecution of Valerian: Text, Translation, and Commentary on the Acts of St. Cyprian, SS. Montanus and Lucius, and SS. Marian and James
(Creighton University, 1964)
The composition of this thesis was guided by a threefold purpose: Firstly, to translate and edit the three texts, secondly, to establish their authenticity as far as this can be done, and thirdly, to study any possible ...
The Acts of the Martyr Pionius of Smyrna in the Time of the Persecution of Decius
(Creighton University, 1967)
One of the most interesting and authentic acts of the martyrs, and one of the few dating from the persecution of Decius, is the Passio Sanctorum Pionii, et Sociorum Ejus Martyrum. It relates the trial and imprisonment of ...
Antony's Life of St. Simeon Stylites: A Translation of and Commentary on an Early Latin Version of the Greek Text
(Creighton University, 1969)
"The ancient world boasted that it had seven wonders. We claim only two for Syria of the fifth century, but these can be compared with any of the most extraordinary wonders of the preceding ages. One was a wonder of the ...
The Somnium Astronomicum of Johann Kepler Translated, with Some Observations on Various Sources
(Creighton University, 1962)
Johann Kepler's Somnium became a work project from an actual need. Mr. Robert Hohmann found in the Somnium the historical method by which Kepler arrived at his techniques of the logical theory. Not finding, to his knowledge, ...
The Acts of the Martyr Philip of Heraclea in the Time of the Persecution of Diocletian
(Creighton University, 1963)
Among the early Christian writings appear the acta, the accounts of martyrdoms. One of the most interesting of these is the Passio Sancti Philippi. It concerns the trial and execution of Philip, the bishop of Heraclea in ...