Captured by bandits in Egypt, he was imprisoned and enslaved by them for five years before he could escape. Making his way to Europe, he lived as a hermit near Clermont, Gaul (modern France). Priest. Abbot of Saint Cyriacus abbey.
- on the banks of the River Euphrates in Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq)
- c.480 of natural causes
- “Saint Abraham of Cyriacus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 May 2014. Web. 16 September 2014. <>