Saint Barbasymas

Also known as

  • Barba’shmin
  • Barbascemin
  • Barbasceminus

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Bishop of Seleucia and Ctesiphon, Greece in 342. Arrested and tortured with sixteen priests in the persecutions of King Shapur II; the names of his companions have not come down to us. Barbasymas was offered a cup filled with gold coins if he would worship the Persian god; he declined. Martyred with the sixteen priests.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Barbasymas“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 January 2014. Web. 23 September 2014. <>