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Ag`athe, St.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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A Sicilian virgin who suffered martyrdom at Palermo under Decius in 251; represented in art as crowned with a long veil and bearing a pair of shears, the instruments with which her breast were cut off. Festival, Feb. 5.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ag`athe, St.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​a/agathe-st.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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