Captured by bandits in Egypt, he was imprisoned and enslaved by them for five years before he could escape. Making his way to Europe, he lived as a hermit near Clermont, Gaul (modern France). Priest. Abbot of Saint Cyriacus abbey.
- on the banks of the River Euphrates in Mesopotamia (in modern Iraq)
- c.480 of natural causes
- “Saint Abraham of Cyriacus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 June 2009. Web. 26 May 2015. <>