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A Persian martyr, serving as a deacon in Arbele, sometimes called Barhadbesaba. He was caught up in the persecution conducted by Sassanid King Shapur II and was tortured by the governor of the Persian region of Adiaban in modern Iran. Aggai, an apostate Christian, was ordered to behead Barhadbesciabas. lie used the ax with such clumsiness that he had to strike the martyr again in order to slay him.


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