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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world


Name

Joachim and Anne, parents of Mary, Mother of Christ

Saint ID

S01327

Reported Death Not Before

1

Reported Death Not After

30

Gender
Male
Female
Type of Saint
Other New Testament saints, Mothers and fathers, Married but sexually abstinent, Groups and pairs of saints
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E02822Mosaic panels from excavations under the modern Church of Mary's Nativity on the Via Dolorosa (Jerusalem), just possibly mentioning *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), and her parents: *Joachim and Anne (S01327). Possibly 7th c. or later.
E02883The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., mostly based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Jerusalem, and partly on various Byzantine Synaxaria, commemorates on 16 January the annunciation to *Joachim (father of Mary, S01327) of the birth of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), and the martyrdom of *Sisinnios and his Companions (perhaps the Anaunian martyrs, S00608).
E03377The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 8 September at the Probatika, at the house of *Joachim (father of Virgin Mary, S01327) the birth of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033).
E03860The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 9 September *Phokas (probably the martyr of Antioch, S00413), *Babylas (bishop and martyr of Antioch, S00061), *Kyriakos (monk at the Monastery of Souka/Chariton, ob. 556, S01625), *Sergios (soldier and martyr of Rousafa, S00023), *Bakchos (soldier and martyr of Barbalissos, S00079), and *Joachim and Anne (parents of Mary, mother of Christ, S01327),and *Nicholas (possibly the bishop of Myra under Constantine, S00520).
E03953The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 9 December the martyrdom of Myron, Lucius and Basil (unidentified martyrs), *Sabbas the Sanctified (founder of the Mar Saba Monastery in Palestine, ob. 532, S00910), *Anne (parents of Mary, Mother of Christ, S01327), and John of Damaskos.