Martha, Saint
Martha, Saint
Sister of Mary of Bethany and of Lazarus

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  • Martha (disambiguation) — Martha, is a feminine given name (Latin from Ancient Greek Μαρθα, from Aramaic מרתא (martā) the mistress or the lady , from מרה mistress , feminine of מרי master ). Variants in different languages include Maata (Maori); Mapфa (Marfa) (Russian),… …   Wikipedia

  • Martha — o la feria de Richmond Marthe, oder der markt von Richmond Friedrich von Flotow (1847) Forma Ópera cómico romántica Actos y escenas 4 actos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Martha Root — Martha Louise Root Martha Louise Root (August 10, 1872 – September 28, 1939) was a prominent traveling teacher of the Bahá í Faith in the late 19th and early 20th century. Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Bahá í Faith called her the foremost… …   Wikipedia

  • Martha Black — Martha Louise Black Member of the Canadian Parliament for Yukon In office 1935–1940 Preceded by George Black Succeeded by George Black Personal details Born …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Martha — can refer to several religious figures in Christianity:*Martha, a Biblical character and contemporary of Jesus *Saints Maris, Martha, Abachum and Audifax, third century martyrs killed for their faith *Saint Martha, mother of Symeon Stylites the… …   Wikipedia

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