St. Aba Mina
of near Alexandria. Aka Mena of Kemet (Egypt). Known as Menas of Cotyauem, Menas of Cotyaes; Menas of Cotyaeum; Menas of Egypt; Menas of Kotyaeum; Menas of Mareotis; and Mennas.
I drove camels early in life, but I became a solider for Caesar.
Firmilian was my primicerius. The reign and terror of the persecutions of Diocletian, and coruler Maximian erupted.
I left the Imperial Army of Rome, and became a hermit. I was led to preach on one occasion. Through the authority of Pyrrhus, the local prefect, I was arrested for professing and teaching Christ, severely beaten, tortured, martyred at Cotyaes, Phrygia.
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