A charater in the Apocryphal
book the Book of Tobit
. She is the wife of the righteous Tobit who was blinded through his zeal to do good deeds. Anna then has to support the family by weaving. Her husband is suspicious of her role as wage-earner and accuses her of stealing the goat she earned from her employers.
Tobit later sends their son Tobias in search of some money he has left in trust in a distant city, causing Anna to fear for her son's life. Once again the couple fight, Anna accusing Tobit of placing money above their son's life. Despite Anna's fears Tobias returns safetly with the money.