Artavasdes IV was a legendary figure, who is mentioned as the "king of the Armenians" under the Sasanian monarch Shapur I in the Historia Augusta.
Caranus or Karanos was the first king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon according to later traditions. According to Herodotus, however, the first king was Perdiccas I. Caranus is first reported by Theopompus and is the mythical founder of the Argead dynasty.
Khidr or al-Khidr, also transcribed as al-Khadir, Khader, Khizr, Khazer, Khadr, Khedher, Khizir, Khizar, is a figure not mentioned by name in the Quran as a righteous servant of God possessing great wisdom or mystic knowledge. In various Islamic and non-Islamic traditions, Khidr is described as a messenger, prophet, wali, slave or angel, who guards the sea, teaches secret knowledge and aids those in distress. As guardian angel, he prominently figures as patron of the Islamic saint Ibn Arabi. The figure of al-Khidr has been syncretized over time with various other figures including but not limited to Dūraosa and Sorūsh in Iran, Saint Sarkis the Warrior, Saint George in Asia Minor and the Levant, John the Baptist in Armenia, and Jhulelal in Sindh and Punjab in South Asia. Though not mentioned by name in the Quran, he is named by Islamic scholars as the figure described in Quran 18:65–82 as a servant of God who has been given "knowledge" and who is accompanied and questioned by the prophet Musa Moses about the many seemingly unjust or inappropriate actions he Al-Khidr takes. At the end of the story Khidr explains the circumstances unknown to Moses that made each of the actions just and/or appropriate.
In the Hebrew Bible, as well as non-Jewish ancient texts from the region, the Northwest Semitic term Rephaite ; Phoenician: rpm) refers either to a people of greater-than-average height and stature or to dead ancestors who are residents of the Underworld.
Wilgefortis is a female saint of the Catholic Church whose legend arose in the 14th century, and whose distinguishing feature is a large beard. Her name is thought to have derived from the Latin "virgo fortis". In England her name was Uncumber, and in Dutch Ontkommer. In German lands she was known as Kummernis. She was known as Liberata in Italy and Librada in Spain, and as Debarras in France. In places such as Siguenza, Spain, she was sometimes conflated with another Saint Liberata, the sister of Saint Marina of Aguas Santas, whose feast was also celebrated on July 20. She was venerated by people seeking relief from tribulations, in particular by women who wished to be liberated from abusive husbands.
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