Aurea (1)

Aurea (1),

saint, virgin, and martyr, was a Spanish nun in a monastery near Cordova. Her parents, who were Saracens, themselves, in 856, carried her before the judge and' accused her of being a Christian . For a moment she was frightened and promised everything, but quickly repented, and evinced the firmest determination to abide in the true faith; whereupon she was beheaded, July 19,856. See Baillet, July 19.

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