Saint Apollonia of Alexandria

[Saint Apollonia of Alexandria]Also known as

  • Apolline of Alexandria

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Consecrated virgin. Deaconess. During an anti-Christian uprising in Alexandria, Egypt caused by a pagan prophecy, the mob seized Apollonia as a leader among the local Christians. After her teeth were broken with pincers, she was given the choice of renouncing Christ or being burned alive; she lept onto the fire herself. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Apollonia of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 April 2014. Web. 2 August 2014. <>