Catherine o Alexandria

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Saunt Catherine o Alexandria
Bernardino Luini - Saint Catherine.jpg
Bernardino Luini – Portrait o Catherine o Alexandria
(Naitional Airt Museum o Azerbaijan)
Martyr an Virgin
Bornc. 287
Alexandria, Egyp[1]
Dee'dc. 305 (aged 17–18)
Alexandria, Egyp
Veneratit inRoman Catholic Kirk
Orthodox Kirk
Oriental Orthodoxy
Anglican Communion
Major shrineSaunt Catherine's Monastery
Feast25 November
24 November (Orthodox kiriks o Roushie backgrund)
Attributesthe "breakin wheel"; swuird; wi a croun at her feet; hailstanes; bridal veil an ring; dove; scourge; beuk; woman arguin wi pagan filosofers[2] decapitation
PatronageUnmarried girls, Aalsum; apologists; craftsmen wha wirk with a wheel (potters, spinners); airchivists; deein fowk; eddicators; girls; juirists; knife sharpeners; lawers; leebrarians; leebraries; Balliol College; Massey College; maidens; mechanics; millers; milliners; hat-makers; nurses; filosofers; preachers; scholarts; schuilchilder; scribes; secretaries; spinsters; stenographers; students; tanners; theologians; Varsity o Oviedo; Varsity o Paris; haberdashers; wheelwrichts; Żejtun, Maltae; Żurrieq, Maltae; Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines; Carcar Ceety, Cebu, Philippines; Katerini, Greece

Saunt Catherine o Alexandria, an aa kent as Saunt Catherine o the Wheel an The Great Martyr Saint Catherine (Greek: ἡ Ἁγία Αἰκατερίνα ἡ Μεγαλομάρτυς) is, accordin tae tradeetion, a Christian saunt an virgin, wha was mairtyred in the early 4t century at the haunds o the pagan emperor Maxentius.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Accessed 11 December 2014.
  2. "Liturgical Year : This Item Currently Unavailable".