Wealthy Persian noble. Founded and led a monastery in Bethlapeta, Persia. He and seven of his monks were imprisoned for their faith during the lengthy persecution by King Sapor. Chained and regularly beaten for four months, he was murdered by Nersan, an apostate Persian prince who hacked him to death to prove his renunciation of Christianity.
- clumsily beheaded 10 April 376
- body thrown to the dogs but recovered and secretly buried by Christians
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Kirken i Norge
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Bademus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 April 2013. Web. 7 December 2013. <>