Mary of Egypt
- (c. 344–421)Saint.Little certain is known of the life of Mary. She is said to have enjoyed an immoral existence in Alexandria, North Africa, before being converted to Christianity outside the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Subsequently she lived as a solitary penitent east of Jordan until her death forty-one years later. She was the subject of many popular legends.D.H. Farmer (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, 3rd edn (1992).
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