Mary of Egypt - ܡܐܪܝܐ ܐܓܝܦܛܝܬܐ

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Mary of Egypt was a prostitute in Alexandria who converted to Christianity and lived as an ascetic in the desert. She is a model of the penitent harlot. 1

Names

  • ܡܐܪܝܐ ܐܓܝܦܛܝܬܐ1
  • Mary of Egypt
  • Marie l’Égyptienne1
  • Māriyā Eghīfṭāythā
  • Māryā ʾAgīfṭāyṯā1
Sex: female1

Notes

Mary of Egypt was a prostitute in Alexandria who converted to Christianity and lived as an ascetic in the desert. She is a model of the penitent harlot. 1
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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 137, 1840.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Mary of Egypt — ܡܐܪܝܐ ܐܓܝܦܛܝܬܐ ” in , last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1882.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Mary of Egypt — ܡܐܪܝܐ ܐܓܝܦܛܝܬܐ .” In , 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: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2016. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1882.

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Entry Title: Mary of Egypt — ܡܐܪܝܐ ܐܓܝܦܛܝܬܐ

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  • 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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