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Theodora & Didymus

Mary Deverell

Theodora & Didymus

or, the exemplification of pure love and vital religion. An heroic poem, in three cantos. By Mrs. Mary Deverell, ...

by Mary Deverell

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Published by printed for and sold by the author; likewise by the following booksellers: Messrs. Dodsley; Stockdale, and Miss Davis; Robson; Cadell; Wilkie; Shepherdson and Co.: also by Bull and Meyler, Bath; Lloyd, (late Cadell"s), Bristol; and by most booksellers in town and country in London .
Written in English


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FormatMicroform
Paginationxxii,[2],80,[2]p.
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL21451058M


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Theodora & Didymus, or the Exemplification of pure love and vital religion. An heroic poem, in three cantos. [Deverell, F. H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Theodora & Didymus, or the Exemplification of pure love and vital religion.

An heroic poem, in three cantos. The martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus by a person of honour. Boyle, Robert, And tho' almost all the first Book was want∣ing, (upon which account, I could not be remov'd from my Resolu∣tion not to trouble my self about it) yet there was so much of the Second Book.

The martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus by a person of honour. () [Boyle, Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus by a person of honour. ()Author: Robert Boyle. Keith Richards named his daughter Theodora (with whom he recently collaborated on a best-selling children's book) in ; Robbie Williams did the same just last year.

In TV's Grey's Anatomy Dr. Theodora "Teddy" Altman was a surgeon. Theodora offers a menu of neat nicknames, from the classic Teddy to Thea to Dora. The Didymus Contingency by Jeremy Robinson is a delightfully clever cerebral science fiction novel.

Two scientists, one a devout Christian and the other an avowed 4/5. Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore tells the story of Theodora, before and after she became one of the most powerful women in the Byzantine Empires history.

The novel touches briefly on her adolescent years and how it began by the age of 5 when her mother offered up her and two other sisters as supporters to the Blue faction/5. Didymus.—“Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath not despised my offering, and hath preserved spotless his handmaid Theodora.

He crowns me doubly.” Didymus was, according to this sentence, beheaded, and his body burnt. Thus far the acts. Love and religion demonstrated in the martyrdom of Theodora, and of Didymus. London, Printed for John Taylor, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Boyle; John Taylor, (Bookseller).

Martyrs in Alexandria, ra was a virgin who was sentenced to a brothel as punishment for being a Christian during the persecutions of Emperor Diocletian. She was rescued from the infamous house by Didymus, who was still a pagan but who was converted by her beautiful example of fidelity to Christ.

They were martyred together. Prefaces to four seventeenth-century romances: Roger Boyle, Lord Broghill, preface to Parthenissa () Sir George Mackenzie, "Apologie for romances," prefixed to Aretina, the serious romance () Nathaniel Ingelo, preface to Bentivolio and Urania () Robert Boyle, preface to.

The martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus by a person of honour. Rights/Permissions: SUCH AN ACCOUNT Of the following BOOK, Sent with it to a FRIEND; As may serve instead of a PREFACE. ERRATA.

Some Books Printed for, and Sold by John Taylor, at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard. Didymus, then a Pagan, had succeeded in protecting the virtue of the Virgin Theodora. He became a Christian like her.

They were condemned and executed together. MLA Citation. Monks of Ramsgate. “Theodora and Didymus”. Book of Saints, 12 November Web. 13 May   [An oratorio in three acts, it concerns the Christian martyrdom of Theodora and her Roman lover Didymus.] When Glyndebourne asked me where they should begin with staging Handel, it Author: Imogen Tilden.

Theodora (HWV 68) is a dramatic oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel, set to an English libretto by Thomas Morell. The oratorio concerns the Christian martyr Theodora and her Christian-converted Roman lover, Didymus.

It had its first performance at Covent Garden Theatre on. Didymus enters the cell and finds Theodora asleep.

She wakes with a start fearing the worse, but Didymus reveals his identity and calms her. She begs him to kill her but he cannot. Instead he dresses her in his uniform and, disguised as a soldier, Theodora escapes the cell leaving Didymus in her place. The Christians maintian a vigil, led by Irene.

Morell’s main source was the religious novel The Martyrdom of Theodora and of Didymus by the Hon. Robert Boyle (–91), now mainly remembered for his pioneer work in physics and chemistry. The Martyrdom was published inbut only.

Full text of "Love and Religion Demonstrated in the Martyrdom of Theodora, and of Didymus" See other formats. Ambrose first recorded the story of the martyrs Theodora and Didymus; later English audiences knew the tale through Foxe's Book of Martyrs, through Corneille's play on the subject, and especially via the novel by the eminent scientist and theologian Robert Boyle.

People. Arius Didymus (fl. 1st century BC), Stoic philosopher; Thomas the Apostle (died 72 AD), also known as Didymus; Didymus Chalcenterus (63 BC–10 AD), Hellenistic scholar and grammarian; Didymus the Blind (–), ecclesiastical writer of Alexandria; Didymus the Musician, music theorist in Alexandria of the 1st century; St Didymus (died ), 4th century companion of St Theodora.

A messenger informs them Didymus has been captured and Valens has changed her punishment to death. Irene protests, but Theodora goes to offer herself in Didymus' place.

As Valens sentences Didymus, Theodora enters demanding that she die and Didymus be saved. Both Didymus and Theodora argue that they should die in place of the other.

This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium. Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in politics as well as in life, ruling from to /5(1).

Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management, and Politics: Text, Translation, and Discussion: 20 (Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities) by William W. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Philippe Jaroussky as Didymus on "Theodora" by Händel at TCE. ARTE Journal, October No copyright- infringement intended. Dear copyright. (the twin), a surname of the apostle Thomas.

(John ; ; ) [ THOMAS] [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary. [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names.

Bibliography Information. Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Didymus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". Excellent. This book takes the vaguendetails we have for the Byzantine Empress Theodora and turns her into a flesh & blood heroine.

The basic details of her life including her time as an actress / prostitute are historically accurate and Stella Duffy manages to create an engaging heroine with some good lines/5(49). Theodora (HWV 68) is an oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel, set to an English libretto by Thomas Morell.

The oratorio concerns the Christian martyr Theodora and her Christian converted Roman lover, Didymus. Context, Analysis, and. The Best (Including Quite the Worst) of Didymus by John Moat and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Theodora the Martyr (d.

) (or “virginmartyr” as one source puts it) was brought before the prefect of Alexandria during one of the times Diocletian was thinning the Christian herd. Eustratius (for that was his name), on hearing that she had “dedicated [her]self to God,” declared he would put her in a brothel if she didn’t renounce her faith, and gave her three days in prison.

HANDEL, G.F.: Theodora (Wieland, Schmid, Vitzthum, Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, J.C. Martini) NX Martyrs of the First Ages – Saint Theodora, Virgin, and Saint Didymus, by Saint Alphonsus de Liguori Saint Theodora, a native of Alexandria, was descended from noble and opulent Christian parents; she was born towards the close of the third century, and at the.

Didymus, a Christian, disguised himself in the habit of a Roman soldier, went to the house, informed Theodora who he was, and advised her to make her escape in his clothes.

This being effected, and a man found in the brothel instead of a beautiful lady, Didymus was taken before the president, to whom confessing the truth, and owning that he was. Bible Book List × Access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes when you upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus.

Hitchcock's Bible Names – Didymus. Resources» Hitchcock's Bible Names» D» Didymus. Didymus. Didymus. a twin; double.

Bible Gateway Help FAQs/Tutorials. SERAPION, or Sarapion (flor. ), bishop of Thmuis in the Nile Delta and a prominent supporter of Athanasius in the struggle against Arianism (sometimes called, for his learning, Scholasticus), is best known in connexion with a prayer-book or sacramentary intended for the use of bishops.

This document, contained in a collection of Egyptian documents in an Iithcentury MS. at the Laura on. Handel valued Theodora very highly and stated that the chorus that ends act II, He saw the lovely youth, was the favourite among his own compositions.

Thomas Morell's libretto tells the story of Theodora, a Christian woman of noble origin, who lives in Antioch, which is ruled by the Roman governor Valens. Saints Theodora and Didymus was a saint. They hold the title Martyrs.

They breathed their last breath in Popularity: Edward Didymus Edward Didymus is a soccer player for the Portsmouth F.C., Northampton Town F.C., Blackpool F.C., and Port Vale F.C. Edward was born on April 13th, in Portsmouth, England. For part of this book and much of book ii. he depended on the works of Aetius, a peripatetic philosopher, and Didymus.

The third and fourth books, like the larger part of the second, treat of ethics; the third, of virtues and vices, in pairs; the fourth, of more general ethical and political subjects, frequently citing extracts to illustrate.

American director Peter Sellars stages Handel's oratorio 'Theodora' at a premier European summer festival In England, a Feast of Music at Glyndebourne She is beloved by Didymus (David Daniels. Theodora is condemned to prostitution for not celebrating the birthday of Diocletian by making a sacrifice to Jove, only to escape by exchanging clothes with her lover, Didymus.

She chooses to die by his side in a final act of martyrdom, capping a plot of adventurous proportions. in which fascist domination and book-burning fundamentalism. John Thomas Didymus is a freelance writer for the Inquisitr. John holds a degree of Master of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) and has several years of business management experience.

But nowadays he spends his time doing what he loves best, writing about politics, science, technology, entertainment and offbeat news. When the Christians refuse, Theodora, a prominent member, is taken to be compelled into ritual prostitution – for her a fate worse than death.

Didymus, a Roman soldier and secret convert, swaps clothes to aid her escape, but when he is condemned in her place Theodora returns and insists on joining him in a joint martyrdom.Character Theodora Dane, character in book/film “Ballet Shoes.” Princess Theodora, princess of Greece and Denmark; Theodora of Emesa 5th-century Neoplatonist; Oratorio Theodora (Handel) (HWV 68), an oratorio by George Frideric Handel, based on the story of Theodora and Didymus; Theodora Greece, British actress Theodora Keogh, American novelist.

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