a female Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes ( Romans 16:12 ). She is spoken of as "beloved," and as having "laboured much in the Lord."
same as Persia
(a Persian woman ), a Christian woman at Rome, ( Romans 16:12 ) whom St. Paul salutes. (A.D. 55.)
The name of a female member of the Christian community at Rome, to whom Paul sent greetings (Romans 16:12). Paul designates her "the beloved, who labored much in the Lord." The name is not found in inscriptions of the imperial household, but it occurs as the name of a freedwoman (CIL, VI, 23, 959).
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