Barbara - [ Syriac Not Available ] (not after 313)

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Identity

In hagiography: Barbara was a pagan girl converted to Christianity and killed by her father after tortures, perhaps during the Diocletian persecution.

Names:

  • Barbara
  • Barbara2
  • BARBĀRA1
  • St Barbara8

Sex: female1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: 3131

Note

Shuhadā' did not do an Arabic translation.

Works Cited

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

  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1983, 1687, 85.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : III, 345-55.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 132-34.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Agnes Smith Lewis, Select narratives of Holy women from the Syro-Antiochene or Sinai palimpsest (London: Clay, 1900)., : 77-84.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Jules Baudot, Léon Chaussin and Benedictines, Vies des saints et des bienheureux selon l'ordre du calendrier: avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris: Librairie Letouzey et Ané, 1935)., : XII, 4 decembre, 119-20. Note: General References .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Barbara.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Barbara” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1156.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Barbara.” 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/1156.

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Entry Title: Barbara

Additional Credit:

  • 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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