Paula wa Roma

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Mt. Paula na masista wake walivyochorwa na André Reinoso katika karne ya 17, Lisbon, Ureno.

Paula wa Roma (Roma, Italia, 5 Mei 347 - Bethlehemu, Israeli, 26 Januari 404[1]) alikuwa mwanamke Mkristo wa mmojawapo kati ya koo maarufu zaidi za mji huo[2].

Aliolewa mapema akazaa watoto watano[3].

Alipokuwa na umri wa miaka 32 alifiwa mumewe akaendelea kutunza familia yake, lakini alizidi kuvutiwa na mambo ya dini na kuishi kama kitawa sawa na Marsela wa Roma na wanawake wengine kadhaa.

Mwaka 382 alikutana na Jeromu halafu akamfuata Bethlehemu katika monasteri zake (moja kwa wanaume na nyingine kwa wanawake[4][5] akamsaidia kutafsiri Biblia katika lugha ya Kilatini[6].

Tangu kale anaheshimiwa na Wakatoliki na Waorthodoksi kama mtakatifu.

Sikukuu yake ni tarehe 26 Januari[7].

Tazama pia[hariri | hariri chanzo]

Tanbihi[hariri | hariri chanzo]

  1. John J. Delaney, Dictionary of Saints ISBN|0-385-13594-7, p. 623
  2. Helena, Egeria, Paula, Birgitta and Margery: The Bible and Women Pilgrims.
  3. Information about Paula's early life is recorded by Saint Jerome. In his Letter 108, he states that she had led a luxurious life and held a great status. She dressed in silks, and had been carried about the city by her eunuch slaves.
  4. David Farmer, ed., Oxford Dictionary of Saints, ISBN|0-19-860629-X, p. 416.
  5. Yarbrough, Anne (1976). "Christianization in the Fourth Century: The Example of Roman Women". Church History 45 (2): 149–165. doi:10.2307/3163714 .
  6. Ellen Battelle Dietrick in The Woman's Bible, Volume II, page 137.
  7. Martyrologium Romanum

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