Santa BARBARA (about 273-306) patron of miners, gunners, firefighters and those living in danger of sudden death. He lived in Nicomedia in the third century and was locked up by his father in a tower to preserve its beauty; the young man followed his mother in conversion to Christianity and was for this reason denounced by Father Dioscoro, who was forced by the magistrate to execute the death sentence for death after two days of atrocious torture. According to the legend, the pagan father executed the sentence on his battered daughter, but immediately after he was a victim of lightning, interpreted as a divine punishment. Commemoration on 4 December. Colored Etching, Italy 1886

Italia

title: SANTA BARBARA

subject date: 2017-11-24

caption: Santa BARBARA (about 273-306) patron of miners, gunners, firefighters and those living in danger of sudden death. He lived in Nicomedia in the third century and was locked up by his father in a tower to preserve its beauty; the young man followed his mother in conversion to Christianity and was for this reason denounced by Father Dioscoro, who was forced by the magistrate to execute the death sentence for death after two days of atrocious torture. According to the legend, the pagan father executed the sentence on his battered daughter, but immediately after he was a victim of lightning, interpreted as a divine punishment. Commemoration on 4 December. Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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image century : XIX

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subject epoch: Paleocristiano

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