Book of Saints – Cointha


COINTHA (QUINTA) (Saint) (February 8) (3rd century) An Egyptian lady (some say a young maiden), seized as a Christian at the outset of the Decian persecution (A.D. 249), fastened to the tail of a horse and dragged through the streets of Alexandria till her holy soul forsook her mangled body.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Cointha”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 October 2012. Web. 20 June 2021. <>