Martha - ܡܪܬܐ (d. 341)

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Identity

Martha was a Virgin Martyr and the daughter of Posi. They were Greeks deported to the Sasanian empire. They were martyred at Karka d-Ledan. Her throat was cut like a young lamb on the day of Easter, 340.

Names:

  • ܡܪܬܐ1
  • Martā
  • Mārtā1
  • Martha
  • MARTHA, VIERGE MARTYRE2
  • Marthe (fille de Posi)1

Sex: female2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

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Dates

  • Death: 3412

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 45, 1908.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 301.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 233-41.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 698.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : I, 247-52.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Sebastian P. Brock and Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Holy women of the Syrian Orient (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987)., : 67-73.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Martha — ܡܪܬܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1370.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Martha — ܡܪܬܐ .” 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/1370.

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Entry Title: Martha — ܡܪܬܐ

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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