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Leoba was an Anglo-Saxon nun who was part of Boniface's mission to the Germans, and a saint.

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Google previewA New Dictionary of Saints (2007)

East and West by Michael J. Walsh

LIOBA (LEOBA, UOBGYTHA) Lioba (Leoba, Liobgytha), abbess, born Wessex, England, c. 700, died near Mainz, 780. A nun and relative of Boniface, Lioba corresponded with the missionary bishop. When Boniface wrote in 748 to ask for ...

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England (2013)

by Michael Lapidge, John Blair, Simon Keynes, Donald Scragg

Wybourne, 'Leoba: a Study in Humanity and Holiness',

Google previewReligious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations by J. Gordon Melton

Willibrord, Boniface, Sturm, Leoba and Lebuin. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1954. Verbist, C. J . Gabriel H. Saint Willibrord. Louvain, Belgium: Bureau du Recueil, 1939. Winter Solstice The shortest day of the year, the winter solstice was among ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Architecture (1876)

Historical, Theoretical & Practical by Joseph Gwilt

By the Tzapotec Indians the ruins are called leoba, or luiva (burial, or tomb), alluding to the excavations found beneath the walls. It is conjectured to have been a palace constructed over the tombs of the kings, for retirement, on the death of a ...

Google previewGreat Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History [3 volumes] (2016)

by Florin Curta, Andrew Holt

Willibrord, Boniface, Strum, Leoba and Lebuin, Together with the Hodoeporicon of St. Willibald and a Selection from the Correspondence of St. Boniface. New York: Sheed ...

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: The early, medieval, and Reformation eras (2008)

by Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke

For example, Leoba (d. 779), abbess of Tauber- bischofsheim, was a relative of Boniface, and Radegund, wife of Clothar, founded the monastery Saint-Croix de Poitiers (561), which was to become a center of noblewomen. Conversion by ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

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