Abhor and Mehraela
|Abhor and Mehraela|
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Abhor (or Amba Hor) and Mehraela were a brother and sister who were martyrs for the Christian faith. Etymology of the word "Abhor": from Latin abhorrēre (to shudder at, shrink from), from "ab" (away) and "horrēre" (to bristle, shudder). The book of their "acts" has been lost. Their feast day is celebrated on January 9 in the Coptic Church.
- Meaning of "abhor" in the English dictionary Retrieved on 17 Feb 2018
- Cornwallis Harris, William (1844). The Highlands of Aethiopia: In Three Volumes, Vol 3. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Peternoster-Row. p. 416.
- Holweck, F. G., A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.
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