Paraskevi (disambiguation)

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The name '''''Paraskevi''''' (Gr.Παρασκευή), meaning ''preparation'', specifically in the Orthodox church it refers to preparation for the "Sabbath".  It is also the Greek word for ''[[Friday]]''.
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The name '''''Paraskevi''''' (Gr.Παρασκευή), meaning ''preparation'', referring to to the preparation for the Sabbath.  It is also the Greek word for ''[[Friday]]''.
  
 
There are several [[saint]]s named ''Paraskevi'' (also spelled ''Parascheva'' or ''Paraskeva''):
 
There are several [[saint]]s named ''Paraskevi'' (also spelled ''Parascheva'' or ''Paraskeva''):
  
 
*[[Virgin-Martyr]] '''[[Paraskevi]] of Rome''' ([[July 26]])
 
*[[Virgin-Martyr]] '''[[Paraskevi]] of Rome''' ([[July 26]])
*St. [[Paraskevi the Fool-for-Christ]]; Russian ([[September 22]])
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*St. '''[[Paraskevi the Fool-for-Christ]]''' or "Pasha of Sarov"; Russian ([[September 22]])
 
*St. '''[[Paraskeve the New|Parascheva the New]]'''; in the world "Petka"; also known as Paraskevi of Serbia ([[October 14]])
 
*St. '''[[Paraskeve the New|Parascheva the New]]'''; in the world "Petka"; also known as Paraskevi of Serbia ([[October 14]])
 
*[[Great-martyr]] '''Paraskevi of Iconium''' ([[October 28]])
 
*[[Great-martyr]] '''Paraskevi of Iconium''' ([[October 28]])

Revision as of 16:12, April 4, 2008

The name Paraskevi (Gr.Παρασκευή), meaning preparation, referring to to the preparation for the Sabbath. It is also the Greek word for Friday.

There are several saints named Paraskevi (also spelled Parascheva or Paraskeva):


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