The Martyrs Thiphael and his sister Thivea (or Vivea)

Commemorated on September 5

      The Martyrs Thiphael and his sister Thivea (or Vivea) (+ c. 98-138) suffered for their bold and effective preaching of Christianity among the pagans. After long and intense torture the pagans suspended the holy Martyr Thiphael on a tree and cut at him with a saw, and his sister the Martyr Thivea they killed with a spear thrust in the neck.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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