Ositha

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Mchoro mdogo katika "La Vie seinte Osith, virge e martire" (Campsey Manuscript, British Library Additional Ms 70513, fol. 134v).

Ositha (pia:Osgyth, Osyth, Sythe na Othith; alifariki 700 hivi) alikuwa binti wa ukoo wa kifalme wa Mercia.

Mzaliwa wa Quarrendon, Buckinghamshire alilelewa katika monasteri hukon Warwickshire chini ya mtakatifu Modwen akatamani kuwa abesi, lakini alilazimishwa na baba yake Mpagani kuolewa na mfalme Sighere wa Essex akamzalia mtoto wa kiume.

Baadaye akaweka nadhiri za kimonaki akaanzisha monasteri huko Chich, Essex, akaiongoza hadi kifo chake ambacho kilihesabiwa kama kifodini[1].

Tangu kale anaheshimiwa na Wakatoliki na Waanglikana kama mtakatifu.

Sikukuu yake huadhimisha tarehe 7 Oktoba.

Tazama pia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Tanbihi[hariri | hariri chanzo]

  1. Note: "The stories of St. Edmund, St. Kenelm, St. Osgyth, and St. Sidwell in England, St. Denis in France, St. Melor and St. Winifred in Celtic territory, preserve the pattern and strengthen the link between legend and folklore," Beatrice White observes. (White 1972:123). White, Beatrice, "A Persistent Paradox" Folklore 83.2 (Summer 1972), pp. 122-131, at p. 123.

Marejeo[hariri | hariri chanzo]

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain.
  • Geoffrey of Burton's life of Modwenna includes material on Osgyth.
  • Bethell's "Lives of St. Osyth of Essex and St. Osyth of Aylesbury", Analecta Bollandiana 88 (1970).
  • Bailey, "Osyth, Frithuwold and Aylesbury" in Records of Buckinghamshire 31 (1989)
  • Hohler, "St Osyth and Aylesbury", Records of Buckinghamshire 18.1 (1966).

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