Dasya

Saint Dasya
Martyr
Born3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Died3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Venerated inArmenian Apostolic Church
Coptic Orthodox Church
Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Syriac Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodoxy
Feast12 September (2nd Thout)

Saint Dasya the Soldier, was a Christian martyr of the third century. He was born in Tanda, Egypt, and served as a soldier in the Roman army. Refusing to deny Christ, Dasya was tortured by Arianus, governor of Ansena, and his head eventually cut off. His feast in the Coptic Orthodox Church is on 2 Thout.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lives of Saints :: Tout 2". www.copticchurch.net. Retrieved 17 March 2018.