Helen - [ Syriac Not Available ] (250 - 330)

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Identity

In hagiography: Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great, is honored in the Syriac church in the hymn to the holy women. Her role in the discovery of the true cross was described in the Syriac narratives. Her feast day is with her son, Constantine.

Names:

  • Helen
  • HÉLÈNE1

Sex: female1


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Dates

  • Birth: 2501
  • Death: 3301

Note

In the West, Helena is celebrated on the 18 of August.

Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 188.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Jules Baudot, Léon Chaussin and Benedictines, Vies des saints et des bienheureux selon l'ordre du calendrier: avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris: Librairie Letouzey et Ané, 1935)., : VIII, 322-25.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Fernand Cabrol and Henri Leclercq, Dictionnaire d'archéologie chrétienne et de liturgie (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1907)., : VI, col. 2126-45.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 J.M. Fiey, "Iconographie syriaque, Hulagu, Doquz Khatun et six ambons?." Le Muséon vol. 88 (1975)., : 59-64.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : IV, 988-95.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Jan Willem Drijvers, Helena Augusta, waarheid en legende (Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 1989)., : (Leiden, 1992).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Michel van Esbroeck, "Helene à Edesse et la croix." in H. J. W. Drijvers, G. J. Reinink and Alexander Cornelis Klugkist (eds.), After Bardaisan : studies on continuity and change in Syriac Christianity in honour of Professor Han J.W. Drijvers (Leuven: Uitgeverij Peeters en dép.oosterse Studies, 1999)., : (Louvain,1999), 107-15.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Helen” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1265.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Helen.” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1265.

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