Sophia - ܣܘܦܝܐ

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The widow Sophia and her daughter Euphemia quarter a Goth 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

  • ܣܘܦܝܐ1
  • Sophia
  • Sophie1
  • Sōpiyā
  • Sōpyā1

Notes

The widow Sophia and her daughter Euphemia quarter a Goth 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
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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1559.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Sophia — ܣܘܦܝܐ ” in , last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/2089.

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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Sophia — ܣܘܦܝܐ .” 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/2089.

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