Saint Anne of Mount Olympus

Also known as

  • Anne of Constantinople
  • Euphemianus of….

Memorial

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Born to a prominent family, Anne was drawn to religious life but her parents pushed her into an arranged marriage. Widow. She then disguised herself as a man, used the name Euphemianus, and became a monk at an abbey on Mount Olympus. Her piety was such that the brothers asked her to become their ‘abbot‘, but she declined.

Born

Died

  • 820 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Anne of Mount Olympus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 October 2013. Web. 22 October 2014. <>