Convert. Denounced for suspected treasonous collaboration with Roman authorities and Christianity in general, he was arrested in 339. Tried before King Shapur II, he was given the chance to save himself by denouncing his faith; he declined. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Medieval Listserv
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Abraham of Persia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2012. Web. 26 May 2015. <>