In the 13th-century text and also in some later sources the term Veronica was used for the veil, not the person, but for centuries it has been better known as the name of the woman.
I was tired of weed-whacking a 100ft plot that was very rocky, and so I thought I'd get a couple of animals to graze. But they're browsers, not grazers - they prefer to reach up for their food.
This piece of cloth became known as the Veil of Veronica., Berenikē, with a secondary form Beronike), a Macedonian name, meaning "bearer of victory".
The woman who offered her veil to Jesus was known by this name in the Byzantine East, but in the Latin West the name took a life of its own.
Now the Ukrainian-American actress is getting inside the head of a death camp commandant's wife.
By Mick Brown When the actress Vera Farmiga appeared in The Departed, Martin Scorsese's 2006 film about the Boston underworld, the tabloid newspaper the New York Post ran an interview with her.