Santa MARGHERITA (275-290) of Antioch of Pisidia, also known as Marina, a Christian girl who, according to hagiographic tradition, suffered martyrdom under Massimiano. Daughter of a Pagan priest, a mother orphaned, was entrusted to a bachelor who concealed Christianity, and she grew up in her religion. The prefect Ollario tried to seduce her, but having consecrated to God her virginity revealed her faith motivating the rejection. It was then imprisoned and according to tradition it was visited in prison by the devil, who presented himself in the form of a dragon and swallowed it; But the girl had a cross, and with that she broke the belly of the monster and left her naked. For this episode, the saint is invoked to get a child without any difficulty. After several other torments, he was finally decapitated publicly at just 15 years. Commemoration on July 20, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

Turchia

title: SANTA MARGHERITA ANTIOCHIA

subject date: 2017-07-14

caption: Santa MARGHERITA (275-290) of Antioch of Pisidia, also known as Marina, a Christian girl who, according to hagiographic tradition, suffered martyrdom under Massimiano. Daughter of a Pagan priest, a mother orphaned, was entrusted to a bachelor who concealed Christianity, and she grew up in her religion. The prefect Ollario tried to seduce her, but having consecrated to God her virginity revealed her faith motivating the rejection. It was then imprisoned and according to tradition it was visited in prison by the devil, who presented himself in the form of a dragon and swallowed it; But the girl had a cross, and with that she broke the belly of the monster and left her naked. For this episode, the saint is invoked to get a child without any difficulty. After several other torments, he was finally decapitated publicly at just 15 years. Commemoration on July 20, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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image century : XIX

image epoch: Ottocento

subject century: III

subject epoch: Paleocristiano

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