Abakuh

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Saint
Abakuh
Martyr
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church,
Eastern Orthodox Church,
Oriental Orthodox Church
Feast 23 January

Abakuh (also known as Apa Kauh) was a martyr of Bamujeh in the Al Fayyum area of Egypt. He was a zealous Christian who was martyred for his Christianity with eight companions. His feast day is January 23. He is referenced in the Synaxaire Arabe-Jacobite.

References[edit]

  • Holweck, F. G. A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.