Martyr Azat the Eunuch and 1,000 Martyrs in Persia (341)
Commemorated on April 14
For their faith in Christ they were killed within the 10 days from Great and Holy Friday until New Sunday in Persia during the reign of King Shapur about the year 341. Having found out that Azades, his favorite, was also killed, Shapur ordered that the persecution be limited to bishops and priests only. See April 17.