Onesima - ܐܢܣܝܡܐ
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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.
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- 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 139, 140, 141, 1686, 1772.
- 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 332.
- 3 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 716.
- 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.
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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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