July 25 – Olympias the Deaconess; Eurosia of Jaca

Olympias the Deaconess (d. 408) came from an illustrious family. Time prohibits listing them all but I will mention Eulalios and Flavius Blabius, because they’re great names. Like her contemporary Macrina the Younger (Jul 19), she lost her fiancé before they could tie the knot (they just didn’t make sturdy fiancés in those days), and… Continue reading July 25 – Olympias the Deaconess; Eurosia of Jaca