January 1 : St. Euphrosyne

Euphrosyne, virgin (fifth century?)

- entered religious life disguised as a man named Smaragdus. Mark Moore drew attention to the following article: 'St. Euphrosyne: Holy Transvestite' by Paul E. Szarmach in Paul E. Szarmach, Ed. Holy Men and Holy Women: Old English Prose Saints' Lives and Their Contexts (Albany: SUNY P), 1996, pp. 353-365.