Euphemia - ܐܘܦܡܝܐ ܘܣܘܦܝܐ

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Identity

In hagiography: the widow Sophia and her daughter Euphemia quarter a Goth serving in the Roman army in Edessa. The Goth forces Sophia to give Euphemia to him in marriage, but he then enslaves her. The intercession of Sts. Shmona, Guria, and Habib saves Euphemia and returns her to Edessa. 1

Names:

  • ܐܘܦܡܝܐ ܘܣܘܦܝܐ1
  • Euphemia
  • ܐܘܦܡܝܐ1
  • Euphémie1
  • Euphémie et Sophie1
  • Ēwpemyā w-Sopiya
  • St Euphemia2
  • ʾEwpimīyā1
  • ʾĒwpemyā1

Sex: female1



Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1559, 727.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 Euphemia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Euphemia — ܐܘܦܡܝܐ ܘܣܘܦܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1720.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Euphemia — ܐܘܦܡܝܐ ܘܣܘܦܝܐ .” 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/1720.

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Entry Title: Euphemia — ܐܘܦܡܝܐ ܘܣܘܦܝܐ

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
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  • 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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