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(Κοσμᾶς; Kosmâs).

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[1] C. and Damianus Doctor's saints and patrons of healing

Doctor saints and patrons of healing. The Greek Synaxarion (ed. by H. Delehaye) contains three different pairs of saints with these names: 1) the sons of Theodata, who were born in Asia Minor and buried in Pelusium, whose feast day is 1 November; 2) the Roman martyrs stoned during the rule of  Carinus (283…

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Nutton, Vivian (London), Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Cosmas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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