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Jerusalem, St


Subject Religion » Christianity

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631232032.2001.x


Jerusalem (or Rosalia or Rosa; d. c. 276) is the patron saint of Verroia in macedonia , held to intervene against famine. Her Life mirrors those of paraskeve and Sophia of Rome. Jerusalem, like Paraskeve, travelled around Greece preaching; her three children, like Sophia's, were tortured to death before she died, though Jerusalem was from alexandria not rome and she had sons (Secendus, Secendinus and Kegoros) not daughters. She and they are commemorated on 4 September. See also great martyrs . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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