May 5 – Irene of Thessalonica; Hilary of Arles

Irene the Great Martyr of Thessalonica (IV cent.) was born in Persia to Licinius, a governor. One day, a dove flew through her window and dropped an olive branch on the table, an eagle brought in a wreath of flowers, and a raven dropped a snake. Her tutor Appelianos laid out the following chart by… Continue reading May 5 – Irene of Thessalonica; Hilary of Arles