Abda of Hira
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|Abda of Hira|
|Venerated in||Assyrian Church of the East|
He was born at Al-Hirah, the son of Hanif. He became a monk under Mar Abda of Gamre. He preached Christianity to the Zoroastrian Persians and is said to have worked many miracles before dying in his cave in 680.
- Holweck, F. G. "A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints". St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co., 1924.
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