Abibus of Samosata

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Abibus of Samosata (died 297) was a Christian martyr at Samosata. He was ordered executed in 297 by crucifixion. After having lived for two days on the cross, he was taken down and his head was pierced by nails. His feast day is kept on December 9.


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