Barbara - ܒܪܒܪܐ (d. 311)

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Identity

Barbara was the beautiful daughter of the pagan Dioscorus. He locked his daughter up in a tower. She converted to Christianity, and her father beat her and handed her over to be martyred. Her example inspired another Christian woman, Juliana, to come to her aid. Both women were martyred.

Names:

  • ܒܪܒܪܐ1
  • Barbara
  • Barbārā
  • Barbārā1
  • Barbara1

Sex: female

Martyr

  • martyr

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Dates

  • Death: 311

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 85, 1687, 2014.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Barbara — ܒܪܒܪܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1624.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Barbara — ܒܪܒܪܐ .” 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/1624.

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Entry Title: Barbara — ܒܪܒܪܐ

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
  • Editing by James E. Walters
  • 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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