Onesima - ܐܢܣܝܡܐ

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Identity

Onesima was the daughter of a king and hermit in Egypt. She was mentioned in the hymns on the holy women and many liturgical pieces. She fled her royal house to become a hermit with 40 other nuns, and she feigned madness.

Names:

  • ܐܢܣܝܡܐ1
  • Onesima
  • Onesimā
  • ONESIMA2
  • Onésima1
  • St Onesima4
  • ʾĀnēsīmā1

Sex: female2



Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 139, 140, 141, 1686, 1772.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 332.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 716.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Onesima.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Onesima — ܐܢܣܝܡܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1398.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Onesima — ܐܢܣܝܡܐ .” 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/1398.

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Entry Title: Onesima — ܐܢܣܝܡܐ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Onesima — ܐܢܣܝܡܐ

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  • 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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