Dasya

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Saint Dasya
Martyr
Born 3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Died 3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Venerated in Armenian Apostolic Church
Coptic Orthodox Church
Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Syriac Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodoxy
Feast 12 September (2nd Thout)

Saint Dasya the Soldier, was a Christian martyr of the third century. He was born in Tanda, Egypt, and served as a soldier in the Roman army. Refusing to deny Christ, Dasya was tortured by Arianus, governor of Ansena, and his head eventually cut off. His feast in the Coptic Orthodox Church is on 2 Thout.[1]

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