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and my sister Iraya [Herais] with other martyrs, Abadir with his sister, Iraja (Herais). We are children martyrs of St. Basilides' sister. Basilides' is called the Father of Kings.

We were brought under arrest to Antinoe, Kemet, beheaded with Cluthus, a physician and priest, 3685 companions, and other martyrs.

Also martyred with us were Apa Paphnutius of Tentyra, priest; Apa Isaac of Tiphre, priest; Apa Shamul of Taraphia, priest; Apa Simeon of Tapcho, priest; Sissinius of Tantatho, priest; Theodore of Chotep, priest; Moses of Psammanius, priest; Philotheus of Pemdje, priest; Macarius of Fayum, priest; Maximus of Vuchim, priest; Macroni of Thoni, priest; Senuthius of Buasti, priest; Simeon of Thou, priest; priest Ptolemaeus, son of the Eparch, priest; Thomas of Tanphot, priest. Coptic calendar


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