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Aberoh and Atom are martyrs of the Christian church. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... St. ...


These brothers were citizens of Gamnudi in Egypt. They fled Gamnudi during a persecution for Pelusium (then Farama). They were arrested at Alexandria and tortured. After being dismissed by the prefect, they went next to Baramon, where they were beheaded. Their relics were returned to Gamnudi. Their feast day is July 2. Pelusium is a city in the eastern extremes of Egypts Nile Delta, 30 km to the southeast of Port Said. ... Alexandria (Greek: , Coptic: , Arabic: , Egyptian Arabic: Iskindireyya), (population of 3. ... Relics can be: Relics: the remains of saints (usually bones), honored in the Catholic and Orthodox churches. ... The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organising a liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with a saint, and referring to the day as the saints day of that saint. ...


References

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


 
 

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