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Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Barbara
- Legendary virgin and martyr, first mentioned in the early seventh century. Alleged to have died in the third or fourth century, but date is uncertain and place of martyrdom varies.
Catholic Online: St. Barbara
- Retelling of the pious legend about her.
A Day to Honor Saint Barbara
- By Jonathan Young. Says her "mythic tale is a variation on the Rapunzel motif." Originally published in the Santa Barbara News-Press.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia: St Barbara
- Traditional account of her life and martyrdom.
Patron Saints Index: Barbara
- Illustrated profile. In 1969, Barbara was removed from the Roman calendar, and her cult suppressed, because of the unreliability of the early evidence for her.
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