Eugenia - ܐܘܓܢܝܐ (d. 258)

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Identity

Eugenia was a daughter of the duke of Alexandria who converted to Christianity, fled as a transvestite to become an abbot of a monastery, converted her parents to Christianity, and was later martyred with her mother, Claudia. 1

Names:

  • ܐܘܓܢܝܐ1
  • Eugenia
  • Eugénie1
  • Ēwgēnyā
  • St Eugenia2
  • ʾĒwgēnyā1

Sex: female

Martyr

  • martyr


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 143.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 Eugenia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Eugenia — ܐܘܓܢܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1716.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Eugenia — ܐܘܓܢܝܐ .” 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/1716.

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Entry Title: Eugenia — ܐܘܓܢܝܐ

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