December 4 – Barbara; Clement of Alexandria

Greatmartyr Barbara of Heliopolis in Syria (IV cent.) was the daughter of a rich pagan named Dioscorus, who locked her in a tower because of her great beauty. Just before he left on a long journey he hired a contractor to make a bathhouse for her enjoyment, despite her having rejecting one or more of… Continue reading December 4 – Barbara; Clement of Alexandria