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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist

Saint ID

S01328

Reported Death Not Before

1

Reported Death Not After

50

Gender
Female
Type of Saint
Other New Testament saints, Mothers and fathers
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E02829Two inscribed clay discs (eulogiae) from the sanctuary of the Refuge (kataphyge) of *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328) at 'Ein Kerem (near Jerusalem). One found in Jerusalem, near the Temple Mount, and the other preserved in the collection of Bobbio (Italy). Probably 6th or 7th c.
E03364The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 28 August *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328), the deposition of the relics of *Paula (the elder, follower of Jerome, S01510), *Serapion (ascetic monk, S01511), *Jerome (Church Father, ob. 420, S00267) and *Marcella (associate of Jerome and Paula, S01512).
E03696The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th century, based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Jerusalem, commemorates on 1 April the visitation of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) of *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328), Stephen the Sabaite, 8th c. monk, *Mary of Egypt (S00903), the martyrdom of *Agape, Chione and Eirene (virgins and martyrs of Thessalonike, S00206), and the beginning of the week of the Annunciation.
E03782The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 26 June *Theodora (the Empress, ob. 548, S01608), *Kyrillos/Cyril (bishop of Alexandria, S00874), *Zechariah (father of John the Baptist, S00597) and *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328), and probably *Olbianos (bishop and martyr of Anaea in Asia Minor, S01774).
E03846The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 28 August *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328), the deposition of the relics of *Paula (the elder, follower of Jerome, S01510), *Serapion (ascetic monk, S01511), *Jerome (monk and writer, S00267) and *Marcella (associate of Jerome and Paula, S01512), *Maurice (East Roman Emperor (582-602), S00039), and an unidentified martyr.