Anastasia - [ Syriac Not Available ] (548)

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Names:

  • Anastasia
  • ܐܢܣܛܐܣܝܐ
  • Anastasia2
  • Anastasie1

Sex: female, but thought by her associates to be a eunuch3

Office

  • monk

Description

    In hagiography: Andronicus was a married man from Alexandria. His wife was Athanasia, and when their children died, they lived apart as monastics. In the Syriac version of the story of Athanasia, she is found living in the desert as a eunuch by the monk Daniel of Scetis. Daniel and his disciple give her the sacraments before she dies, and when she dies, they discover that she was a woman.

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Dates

  • Floruit: 5483

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 703.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Anastasia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Sebastian P. Brock and Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Holy women of the Syrian Orient (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987)., pp: 142-149.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Anastasia — ܐܢܣܛܐܣܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1584.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Anastasia — ܐܢܣܛܐܣܝܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1584.

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Entry Title: Anastasia — ܐܢܣܛܐܣܝܐ

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  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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