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Yahia of Antioch. He wrote in 'Annales': Moslems and Jews ravaged by fire in 966 the Church Saint Mary on Mount Sion. A patriarch of Jerusalem was burned to death in 966 in the atrium of St. Constantine (atrium before the Basilica of Holy Sepulchre).

Yared, father of Enoch (Gen 5, 15-18) in the Sethite genealogy.

Yared, the poet and hymn writer. He was a kinsman of Abba Gideon, a priest of Aksum (Ethiopia). Yared is saluted in the Ethiopian Synaxarium on the 11th day of the month Genbot.

Yawicho. See: Ahadabul and Clamicho (Yamicho).

Yelmadyos. See: Delmadius of Gaza, martyr.

Yolande. She was the wife of Emperor Frederick II, and the daughter of John of Brienne. Yolande was heiress of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Her husband Frederick II had assumed the title of King of Jerusalem in right of his wife. Frederick II, who was under excommunication, crowned himself as King of Jerusalem, in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, in 1229.

Yonakir, the second name of Joachim. According to the Ethiopian Synaxarium (7th day of the month Miyazya) Joachim, the father of Our Lady Mary, was called by three names: Joachim, Yonakir, and Zadok.

Yonas: father of Eudokia Samaritana.

Young W. T. He became British Consul in Jerusalem in 1841. Before he was vice-consul in Jerusalem. (Jan 31, 1839)

Yousef (Sidna) an Naddjar. Under the title Sidna Yousef en Naddjar which means Our Sir, Joseph the Carpenter, the Moslems venerate in an annexe of the mosque at Hebron the tomb of Joseph. (Joseph, the patriarch of Egypt or Joseph, the husband of Mary?)

Yudan, perhaps an Judaeo-christian. His name is written on the stone seat (Cathedra), which was found in the synagogue (3th cent.) at Corazin. Jesus blamed Corazin: 'Alas for you, Chorazin... ' (Mt 11, 21) Corazin (Chorazin) is north of Capharnaum.

Yuhan. Yuhan (Johannes) was the father of Dakima. According to the Arabic Apocryphal Gospel of John, Dakima was the bridegroom at the wedding of Cana. A name of the bride is not mentioned.

Yunan. The name of the son of the widow of Naim. Jesus raised him from the dead (Luke 7, 1) (Arabic apocryphal Gospel of John).

Yunis (Nebi Yunis, Prophet Jonas). The Moslems venerate his tomb in the mosque of Halhul, left on the way Bethlehem to Hebron. Rabbinical tradition places in Halhul the tomb of Gad the Prophet.

Yusha (Nebi Yusha, now Metsudat Yesh'a, Stronghold of the 28) at the Lebanon. frontier, about 12 Kms south of Kiryath Shemona. This Police Post was built by the British (compare Teggart) and named Nebi Yusha from the traditional tomb of Joshua, which is shown under a domed weli (= sanctuary).

Yve, circa 1326-1329. Yve succeeded in Italy to Peter I, who was the last metropolitan of Nazareth under the Crusaders. Yve died in Apulia in 1329 and was succeeded by a Dominican, Peter II.

Yvette (Judith) She was the youngest of the four daughters of King Baldwin II (1118-1131). Yvette entered the monastery of St. Anne in 1130. The Church St. Anne was consecrated in 1140. Yvette, under the name of Judith, was abbess of the Monastery of Benedictine Nuns in Bethany from 1157 to 1178. This abbey in Bethany was founded in 1134 by Queen Melisend.

Yvo, the Persian and his companions. They travelled to England, in the 7th century. (AA.SS. June 10) (Goscelinus, Vita S. W c. I, n. 2-4)

Yvo, Brito, Saint, 3rd Prior Provincialis Praedicatorum in Terra Sancta. He died circa 1260. (AA.SS. Nov 4)


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