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Who is Osana?
Osana was a Northumbrian princess, whose local following as a saint developed informally after her death, though she was never officially canonised. Centuries after her death, she was described by the Norman-Welsh chronicler Geraldus Cambrensis as the sister of King Osred I of Northumbria, which would make her the daughter of King Aldfrith of Northumbria. Osana was depicted by Geraldus as inflicting a miraculous flagellation from her grave in Howden, Yorkshire, upon a concubine of the priest of the collegiate church there, a moral tale intended to inculcate clerical celibacy. Celibacy of the Anglo-Saxon clergy was not expected in Osana's time; when it began to be enforced from the top at even the higher levels, with Archbishop Anselm's council of London, 1102, it continued to be resisted in Britain, though it was a central objective of Gregorian reform.
- born in (1317 years ago) in Deira, child of Aldfrith of Northumbria
- died in (1265 years ago) in Howden
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The Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)
by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek
Ensign Vorik spent summers exploring the Osana caverns, which involved some treacherous climbing. Vorik experienced Pon farr on stardate 50537, and attempted to mate with fellow Voyager crew member B'Elanna Torres. A brief physical ...
Osana : Small support drum played with sticks (Ghana) Oscillator : An electronic sound source. In an analog synthesizer, oscillators typically produce regularly repeating fluctuations in ...
by Ambalaṅgoḍa Polvattē Buddhadatta, A. P. Buddhadatta Mahāthera
Osana, nt. the end; conclusion; ceasing.
Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2d ed. by Yvonne Navarro
Osana • grace or mercy Anya (Hebrew), Annia, ...
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