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Rev. Alban Butler (1711–73). Volume V: May. The Lives of the Saints. 1866.

May 16

St. Abdas, Bishop of Cascar

HE, in the sixty-sixth year of the reign of Sapor, was crowned with martyrdom at Ledan, in the country of the Huzites, with twenty-eight companions, on Friday, the 15th day of Yar, which corresponds in part to our May. See Sozomen, l. 2, c. 11; Jos. Assemani, Bibl. Orien. t. 3, p. 192.  1