Agathas (St) Letters

Agatha's (St.) Letters, a superstitious charm against fire the heathen took her veil from her tomb to extinguish a conflagration. When Frederick II was about to lay Catania in flames, the legend says that at the reading of the Gospel he saw these words written in letters of gold on the book: "Harm not Agatha's birthplace, for she avengeth injury."

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