Dimyanah And Her Forty Virgins

DIMYANAH AND HER FORTY VIRGINS Dimyanah, or Damiana, is one of the most highly revered and cherished female saints and martyrs of the Coptic church. She was martyred with forty virgin companions in the third century during the reign of Emperor DIOCLETIAN (284-305). Their story is detailed in the Arabic SYNAXARION under the date of …

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