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E06860: The Greek Martyrdom of *Eirene (martyr of Magedon, S02162). Skeleton entry

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Martyrdom of Eirene (BHG 952y-953a)

We have not examined this text. (For a brief summary of the legend, see Constantinou 2005, 27.)

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E06860

Saint Name

Eirene, martyr of Magedon : S02162

Type of Evidence

Literary - Hagiographical - Accounts of martyrdom

Language

Greek

Source

For the manuscript tradition, see: http://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/16511/ http://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/16512/ http://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/16513/ http://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/16514/ For the edition, see Bibliography.

Bibliography

Text: Wirth, A., Danae in christlichen Legenden (Vienna, 1892), 116-148. (BHG 953) Further reading: Constantinou, S. Female Corporeal Performances: Reading the Body in Byzantine Passions and Lives of Holy Women (Uppsala, 2005), 27 and 30-58.

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Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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