Beatrix (2013)
BEATRIX: English and German form of Beatrice, from Latin "bringer of joy." Possibly a variation on "pilgrim" from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator meaning "voyager, traveler." A common name among early Christians, the spelling was likely altered by association with the Latin beatus "blessed." Viatrix or Beatrix was a 4th-century saint who was strangled during the persecutions of Diocletian. The name was rare in England after the Middle Ages but it was revived in the 19th century.

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Music: Emmanuel Witzthum
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