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« on: February 08, 2009, 02:46:40 AM »

Does anyone know the etymology/meaning of the name "Samonas?" As in the holy martyr St. Samonas, with his companions Gurias and Abib. Alternatively rendered (from Arabic?) as "Shamuna." I took him as my patron as I entered the Church.
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