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E06944: The Greek Martyrdom of *Menodora, Metrodora and Nymphodora (martyrs in Bithynia, S02620). Skeleton entry

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Martyrdom of Menodora, Metrodora and Nymphodora (BHG 1272z)

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E06944

Saint Name

Menodora, Metrodora and Nymphodora, martyrs in Bithynia : S02620

Type of Evidence

Literary - Hagiographical - Accounts of martyrdom

Language

Greek

Source

For the manuscript tradition, see: http://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/17097/ For the edition, see Bibliography.

Discussion

It is suggested by Halkin that the cult of these martyrs replaced that of the three nymphs worshipped previously in the area (Halkin 1986, 87).

Bibliography

Text and French translation: Halkin, F., "Ménodora, Métrodora et Nymphodora," in: idem, Hagiologie byzantine (Brussels, 1986), 87–100.

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