Alexandra - ܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܐ
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Alexandra was a virgin from Alexandria who fled the city and locked herself in a tomb. She never looked at the face of a man or woman before she died in her tomb. She came into the Syriac tradition via ʿEnanishoʿ's Syriac translation of the Paradise of the Fathers [http://syriaca.org/work/403] by Palladius. 1
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- 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 190, 417, 418, 419.
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Bibliography:Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Alexandra — ܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܐ .” 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/1573.
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