Basilissa a tale of the Empress Theodora. by John Masefield

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Published by William Heinemann in London, Toronto .

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  • Theodora, -- Empress, consort of Justinian I, Emperor of the East, -- d. 548 -- Fiction.

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Basileus (Greek: βασιλεύς) is a Greek term and title that has signified various types of monarchs in history. In the English-speaking world it is perhaps most widely understood Basilissa book mean "king" or "emperor".The title was used by sovereigns and other persons of authority in ancient Greece, the Byzantine emperors, and the kings of modern Greece.

The feminine forms are basileia. Basilissa [John Buchan] Basilissa book *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vernon Milbourne, orphaned since childhood and haunted by a recurring dream, is friends with the protective lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen.

An Aegean cruise takes them to the mysterious island of Plakos. Saints Julian and Basilissa (died ca. ) were husband and were Christian martyrs who died at either Antioch or, more probably, at Antinoe, in the reign of Diocletian, early in the fourth century, on 6 January, according to the Roman Martyrology, or 8 January, according to the Greek Menaea.

There exists no historically certain data relating to these two personages, and more than Patronage: Basilissa is invoked against chilblains. Basilissa: A Tale of the Empress Theodora Hardcover – January 1, by John Masefield (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: John Masefield. BASILISSA and ANASTASIA (Saints) Martyrs (April 15) (1st century) Noble Roman ladies, who were among the first converts in the metropolis of the Empire to Christianity.

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January 9.—SS. JULIAN and BASILISSA, Martyrs. JULIAN and St. Basilissa, though married, lived, by mutual consent, in perpetual chastity; they sanctified themselves by the most perfect exercises of an ascetic life, and employed their revenues in relieving the poor and the sick.

Basilla, also known as Basilissa, was a member of a noble Roman family. She refused to marry Pompeius, a Roman patrician, after her conversion to Christianity.

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by Linda E. Mitchell. Basilissa is a more descriptive word, not involving any significant function; it may have been a special title awarded at coronation, possibly of a higher order than equates to the male term, basileus, or emperor, and is the term used.

The contributions in this book are divided into eight sections focusing on different aspects of authority, including the imperial authority of the state, authority in the market place, authority in the church, and how constructs of authority ordered family life.

Buy Kaip tapti ragana by Basilissa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Basilissa. Various female martyrs, attributed to different localities yet bearing the common name of Basilissa, are referred to in all the catalogues of martyrs both of early Christianity and of the Middle Ages; their names also appear in the calendars and liturgical books of the Greek and Roman Churches.

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Sts. Julian and Basilissa – January 9th Sts. Julian and Basilissa, though they were husband and wife, lived as brother and sister. They turned their home into a hospital in order to help the sick and the poor.

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flag this list 68 books 31 voters list created May 8th. Fictional characters. Today the name is also associated with a fairy tale princess because of its frequent use in Russian fairy tales. The princess Vasilisa the Beautiful or Vasilisa the Wise is a stock character in Russian fairy tales, including The Frog Tsarevna and Vasilisa the character often rises in status from a peasant girl to the wife of a prince or is a princess who Meaning: queenly, Russian feminine form of Vasily or Basil.

The name Basilissa is ranked on th position of the most used names. It means that this name is rarely used. We estimate that there are at least persons in the world having this name which is around % of the population.

The name Basilissa has nine characters. The Holy Martyr Leonidas and the Holy Martyrs Charissa, Nike (Nika, Victoria), Galina, Kalista (Kalida), Nunekhia, Basilissa, Irene, and Theodora suffered at Corinth in the year They threw them into the sea, but they did not drown. (October 28 and September 21) in his book, THE MOISTENED FLEECE [Runo Oroshennoe].

Later on, Saint John. The Martyrdom of Saint Basilissa. On this day also, St. Basilissa was martyred in the days of Diocletian the infidel. This saint was a pious Christian, and she was only nine years old. They seized her and bound her hands and feet and cast her in the fire, but she was not burned by the might of God.

Basil and Basilissa at Ancyra: Local Legends, Hagiography, and Cult Basil’s Passion (6 th cent.), elaborated out of Sozomen HE and claiming the presence of Julian, has no historical basis, and the pairing with the martyr Basilissa (3 rd cent.) was derived from inscriptions concerning a pagan Ancyran cult of Basileus and : Aude Busine.

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This book addresses a gap in late Antique and Byzantine hagiographic studies where primary sources and interpretative material are very rarely presented in the same volume. By providing a variety of contexts to the material a much more comprehensive, revealing and holistic picture of. Basilissa attended those of her sex, in separate lodgings from the men; these were taken care of by Julian, who from his charity is named the Hospitalarian.

Egypt, where they lived, had then begun to abound with examples of persons who, either in the cities or in the deserts, devoted themselves to the most perfect exercises of charity, penance.

This is the Benziger Brothers edition of Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints. Butler (), was an English Roman Catholic priest. This, his principal literary work, was published between and Lives of the Saints has hundreds of capsule descriptions of Catholic saints, organized by the saint's day of the year.

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