ICS BiblioSelect: Martyr Cults and Pope Damasus

Amore, Agostino. I martiri di Roma, ed. Alesanndro Bonfiglio, Todi: Tau Edirice, 2013.

Bibliotheca Sanctorum, vol. 1-22, Milan, 1961-1969.

Chadwick, Henry. “Pope Damasus and the Peculiar Claim of Rome to St. Peter and St. Paul,” in Neotestamentica et Patristica (Supplements to Novum Testamentum 6). Leiden: Brill, 1962, pp. 313–318.

Crook, John. The Architectural Setting of the Cult of Saints in the Early Christian West, c. 300–1200. Oxford Historical Monographs. Oxford: Clarendon, 2000.

Delehaye, Hippolyte. Les origines du culte des martyrs, Brussels: Société des bollandistes, 1933.

Duchesne, Louis, Cyrille Vogel, eds. Le Liber Pontificalis. Paris: E. Thorin, 1886-1892, 1957.

Duval, Yvette. Loca sanctorum Africae: Le culte des martyrs en Afrique du IVe au VIIe siècle. 2 vols. Rome: École Française de Rome, 1982.

Geertmann, Hermann. “Documenti, redattori e la formazione del testo del Liber Pontificalis,” in Il Liber Pontificalis e la storia materiale, Atti del Colloquio Internazionale (Roma, 21-22 febbraio 2002), ed. Herman Geertmann, in Mededelingen van het Nederlands Instituut te Rome – Papers of the Netherlands Institute in Rome 60-61 (2001-2002) Assen 2003, pp. 267-284.

Grabar, André. Martyrium: Recherches sur le culte des reliques et l’art chrétien antique. 2 vols. Paris: Collège de France, 1946.

Reutter, Ursula.  Damasus, Bischof von Rom (366-384). Leben und Werk, STAC 55.  Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009.

Sághy, Marianne. "Pope Damasus and the Beginnings of Roman Hagiography," in Promoting the Saints Cults and Their Contexts from Late Antiquity until the Early Modern Period. Essays in Honor of Gábor Klaniczay for His 60th Birthday, eds. Ottó Gecser, József Laszlovszky, Balázs Nagy, Marcell S e bo k, Katalin Szende. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2010, pp. 2-15.

Saxer, Victor. Morts, martyrs, reliques en Afrique chrétienne aux premiers siecles. Les temoignages de Tertullien, Cyprien et Augustien à la lumière de l’archéologie africain (Théologie historique 55). Paris: Éd. Beauchesne, 1980.

Scorza Barcellona, Francesco. “Le origini,” in Storia della santità nel cristianesimo occidentale, Anna Benvenuti, Sofia Boesch Gajano, Simon Ditchfield, Roberto Rusconi, Francesco Scorza Barcellona, and Gabriella Zarri, eds. Rome: Viella, 2005, pp. 61-75.

Trout, Dennis. Damasus of Rome: The Epigraphic Poetry. Texts, Translations, and Commentary. Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Trout, Dennis. “Damasus and the Invention of Early Christian Rome,” in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33.3 (2003), pp. 517–536.

Trout, Dennis. “Poetry on Stone: Epigram and Audience,” in The Living Past: Recasting the Ancients in Late Latin Poetry, Scott McGill and Joseph Pucci, eds. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2015.

Trout, Dennis. “Vergil and Ovid at the Tomb of Agnes: Constantina, Epigraphy, and the Genesis of Christian Poetry,” in Ancient Documents and their Contexts. First North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (2011), John Bodel and Nora Dimitrova, ed. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015, pp. 263-82.

Trout, Dennis. “From the Elogia of Damasus to the Acta of the Gesta Martyrum: Re-staging Roman History,” in Attitudes Towards the Past in Antiquity: Creating Identities. Proceedings of an International Conference held at Stockholm University, 15-17 May 2009, Brita Alroth and Charlotte Scheffer eds. Stockholm: Stockholm University Press, 2014, pp. 311-20.

Trout, Dennis. “’Being Female’: Verse Commemoration at the Coemeterium S. Agnetis (Via Nomentana),” in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark, ed. Carol Harrison, Caroline Humfress, and Isabella Sandwell. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 215-34.

Trout, Dennis. “Fecit ad astra viam: Daughters, Wives, and the Metrical Epitaphs of Late Ancient Rome,” in Journal of Early Christian Studies 21 (2013), pp. 1-25.

Trout, Dennis. “Borrowed Verse and Broken Narrative: Agency, Identity, and the (Bethesda) Sarcophagus of Bassa,” in Life, Death and Representation: Some New Work on Roman Sarcophagi, ed. Jas Elsner and Janet Huskinson. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2010, pp. 337-358.

Trout. Dennis. “Theodelinda's Rome: Ampullae, Pittacia, and the Image of the City,” in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 50 (2005), pp. 131-150.

Trout, Dennis. "Damasus and the Invention of Early Christian Rome," in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33 (2003), pp. 517-36. Reprinted (slightly revised) in The Cultural Turn in Late Ancient Studies: Gender, Asceticism, and Historiography, eds. Dale B. Martin and Patricia Cox Miller. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005, pp. 298-315.

Vikan, Gary. Early Byzantine Pilgrimage Art. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 2011.