The Holy Martyr Ketevana, Queen of Georgia.

Commemorated September 13 in the Orthodox Christian Menaion

From the Prologue

She suffered as a Christian under Shah Abbas I, in 1624.

By order of the Shah, a white-hot helmet was placed on her head.

Her son Taymuraz, King of Georgia, laid her relics under the throne in the church at Alaverdsk in Georgia.

From The Prologue From Ochrid by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovich
©1985 Lazarica Press, Birmingham UK

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