Anastasia

(St.) Her attributes are a stake and faggots, with a palm branch in her hand. The allusion is, of course, to her martyrdom at the stake.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Anastasia from Fact Monster:

  • Anastasia - Anastasia Anastasia (Anastasia Nikolayevna), 1901–18, youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II, ...
  • Saint Anastasia - Anastasia, Saint Anastasia, Saint , 4th cent., Roman noblewoman, kind to the poor, martyred under ...
  • Anastasia - Starring Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Lloyd, Bernadette Peters
  • Great Characters You Should Know - Great Characters You Should Know Do you know Charlotte, Hans, and Alice? They are friends of your ...
  • Ten Great Girl Characters: Novels - Ten Great Girl Characters: Novels Alice Alice, an impressionable Victorian girl of ...

Related Content