Legendary mother of the virgin martyrs Faith, Hope, and Charity. Three days after the death of the daughters, Sophia passed peacefully away while praying by their tomb. As her name means wisdom, and her offspring are named for virtues, some writers believer she is a personification of an allegory.
- early 2nd century
- “Saint Sophia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 July 2009. Web. 22 May 2015. <>