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E07085: The Greek Martyrdom of the *Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (brothers who fell asleep during the persecution of Decius, S00287). Skeleton entry

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Martyrdom of Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (BHG 1593-1598)

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Evidence ID


Saint Name

Seven Sleepers of Ephesus, brothers who fell asleep during the persecution of Decius : S00287

Type of Evidence

Literary - Hagiographical - Accounts of martyrdom


  • Greek


For the manuscript tradition, see: See also Noret, J. (ed.), "Le palimpseste 'Parisinus gr. 443'," Analecta Bollandiana 88 (1970), 141-152. (BHG 1595a) For the edition, see Bibliography.


Text: Huber, M. (ed.), Beitrag zur Siebenschläferlegende des Mittelalters. Eine literargeschichtliche Untersuchung, Part 2: Griechische Texte (Beilage zum Jahresbericht des humanistischen Gymnasiums Metten für das Schuljahr 1904/05), 1-24 (BHG 1593; in infimis pagellis: BHG 1594/1595), 25-53 (BHG 1596), 25-54 (BHG 1597), 25-53 (in infimis pagellis: BHG 1598). Drescher, J. (ed.), Three Coptic Legends (Cairo, 1947), 32-66. (BHG 1593) Huber, M. (ed.), Die Wanderlegende von den Siebenschläfern. Eine literargeschichtliche Untersuchung (Beigabe zum Jahresberichte des K. Humanistischen Gymnasiums Metten für die Schuljahre 1909/11; Leipzig 1910), *2-*19. (BHG 1598)

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