Author(s) : Banev Guentcho (15/5/2002)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Banev Guentcho, "Anna (Euphemianos)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7279>
A widowed nun disguised as a man under the monastic name Eufemianos, who lived in the 8th and the early 9th century. She lived in men’s monasteries at Olympus, Bithynia, and then in Constantinople and the Bosporus. Anna (Eufemianos) was proclaimed saint after her death; she is celebrated on October 29.
Nun – saint
Date and Place of Death
October 8, circa 825, Sigma Bosporus coast
Date and Place of Birth
circa 750, Constantinople
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