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Mar Jacob the Mutilated

October 16, 2015

Born into an aristocratic family in Beth Laphat, Jacob became close friends to King Yezdegard, who spoiled him with riches and power to the point that Jacob converted from [...]

Mar Qardagh

October 3, 2015

Qardagh was born during the time of the Persian empire to pagan parents who were nobles in society. When he was 25 years old, King Shapur visited his parents’ estate and [...]

Mar Jacob the Mutilated

July 16, 2015

Born into an aristocratic family in Beth Laphat, Jacob became close friends to King Yezdegard, who spoiled him with riches and power to the point that Jacob converted from [...]

Mar Pithyon

July 16, 2015

A few days after the martyrdom of St. Anahyd, King Athorfurzajard ordered Pithyon to be arrested and brought to his court, accusing him of being the cause of the killing of [...]

Sultan Mahdokht & Her Two Brothers

July 16, 2015

In the year 313, the ninth year of the reign of King Shabur, a law was passed to kill all Christians. At the time a Prince Pholar ruled the principality of Dorsas, who had [...]

Mar Qardagh

July 16, 2015

Qardagh was born during the time of the Persian empire to pagan parents who were nobles in society. When he was 25 years old, King Shapur visited his parents’ estate and [...]

Mar Shim’un Bar Sabba’e

July 16, 2015

The beheading of Mar Shim’un In the year 344 AD, by tradition on Good Friday, the bishop who held the See which would later be called the Patriarchate of Babylon was [...]