The Martyr Bata
Commemorated on May 1
The Martyr Bata, a monastic, lived during the IV Century in Persia and asceticised there in one of the monasteries. During a time of persecution against Christians, initiated by the Persian emperor, the holy martyr was killed in the city of Niziba for confessing the Christian faith.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.