St. Aba Mina
Last Updated: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:37:12 +0000


Saints who lived, borned or died  İn Asia Minor Anatolia, Turkey

St. Aba Mina      


Martyr and Wonderworker
Born     285 AD Niceous, Egypt
Died     c. 309 AD  Cotyaes in Phrygia, Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey)
Honored in     
Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
Eastern Orthodox Churches
Oriental Orthodox Churches
Roman Catholic Church
Canonized     Pre-Congregation
Major shrine     Monastery of Saint Mina, Mareotis, Egypt
                          Church of Saint Menas (Cairo)
Feast     November 11 (Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churches)
               November 24 or 15 Hathor(Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria)
Attributes     man with his hands cut off and his eyes torn out; man with two camels;
young knight with a halberd, an anachronistic depiction of his time in the Roman army
Patronage     falsely accused people; peddlers; traveling merchants


 

 






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