About Polina Veronika Prosl

Started by Greg Prosl on Friday, February 12, 2010

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2/12/2010 at 3:14 PM

Polina is a variant of Paula (Latin) and short form of APOLLINARIYA (Greek Origin) the feminine pf Apollo. Apollo being the god of medicine and healing, light and truth, the patron of art.

Apollinaria Suslova, is the model for writer Dostoyevsky's "proud women", such as the two characters named Katerina Ivanovna, in Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov.

Veronika is used mostly in Czech, English, German, and Scandinavian, and its language of origin is Old Greek. Veronika is a variant form of the English, Italian, and Romanian name Veronica. The name "Veronica" itself is a latinization of Berenice, a Macedonian name, meaning "bearer of victory" ... See More

Saint Veronica was the pious woman of Jerusalem who, moved with pity as Jesus carried his cross, gave him her veil that he might wipe his forehead. Jesus accepted the offering and after using it handed it back to her, the image of his face miraculously impressed upon it.

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