Agatha o Sicily

Saunt Agatha[4] o Sicily (c. 231 – c. 251 AD) is a Christian saunt. Her memorial is on 5 Februar.

Saunt Agatha o Sicily
Martirio de Santa Águeda, por Sebastiano del Piombo.jpg
Mairtyrdom o Saunt Agatha
Virgin an Mairtyr
Bornc. 231[1]
Catania or Palermo, Sicily
Dee'dc. 251
Catania, Sicily
Veneratit in
CanonisedPre-congregation by tradeetion confirmed bi Pope Gregory I
FeastFebruar 5
Attributesshears, tangs, breests on a plate[2]
PatronageSicily; bellfoonders; breest cancer; bakers; Catania, Sicily; against fire;[3] yirdquauks; eruptions o Munt Etna; fire; jewelers; mairtyrs; naitural disasters; nuirices; Palermo, Sicily; rape veectims; San Marino; single layweemen; sterility; tortur veectims; volcanic eruptions; wet nuirices; Zamarramala, Spain, Maltae


  1. D'Arrigo, Santo. Il Martirio di Santa Agata (Catania) 1985
  2. Delaney, John P. (1980). Dictionary of Saints (Second ed.). Garden City, NY: Doubleday. ISBN 0-385-13594-7.
  3. Catholic Culture
  4. Laitinised form o Greek Ἀγαθή (Agathe), derived frae Greek ἀγαθός, agathos, "guid" (Behind the Name: the etymology and history of first names); Jacobus de Voragine, takin etymology in the Clessical tradeetion, as a text for a creative excursus, made o Agatha ane symbolic oreegin in ἅγιος agios, "saucrit" an Θεός Theos, "God", an anither in a-geos", "withoot Yird", virginally untaintit bi yirdly deseers ("Agatha", III.15).