Apr 17

Saint Ustazades y compañeros

April 17th IV century

Also commemoration of martyrs who, after the death of saint Simeon, the region didn't, and also under King Sapor II, were beheaded due to the name of Christ, among them saint Ustazades, eunuch of the Royal Palace, who was the godfather of the King himself and that, in the first burst of the persecution, suffered martyrdom in the Palace of Artaxerxesbrother of King Shapur, in the province of Adiabena.
Ustazades (Masculino)
in Adiabena, in current Iraq
April 17th