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Actually, I recently learned that the St. Daniel venerated by the Armenians in early December is another Daniel, who was one of the Desert Fathers in Egypt. The book that said he was Daniel the Stylite was in error.
St. Jacob of Serugh
Quote from: CoptoGeek on August 27, 2012, 03:54:25 PMSt. Jacob of SerughI was not aware that the Eastern (Byzantine) Orthodox held up Mor Jacob of Serugh as a saint.
St. Mary of Egypt is another post-Chalcedonian Saint we both honor.
Quote from: CoptoGeek on August 28, 2012, 08:20:09 AMSt. Mary of Egypt is another post-Chalcedonian Saint we both honor.Was she an OO or an EO?
According to wikipedia she died in 421.
There is disagreement among various sources regarding the dates of St. Mary's life. The dates given above correspond to those in the Catholic Encyclopedia. The Bollandists place her death in 421, others give the date of her death as 522 (see Orthodox Wiki article, below), or 530 (see Prolog from Ohrid, April 1). The only clue given in her Vita is the fact that the day of her repose was April 1, which is stated to be Holy Thursday, meaning that Easter fell on April 4 that year.If one consults a perpetual calendar that is keyed to the Julian Calendar (the one in use at the time), one finds that there are 24 years in the relevant centuries on which April 1 occurs on a Thursday. Of these, the years on which Easter would fall on April 4 according to the Julian Calendar are: 443, 454, 527, 538, and 549.It is notable that the Synaxarion states that Zosimas lived during the reign of the Emperor Theodosius the Younger, who reigned from 408 to 450. According to tradition, Zosimas lived almost a hundred years, dying in the sixth century, and the Vita states that he was fifty-three years old when he met St. Mary.
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