Martyr Azades the Eunuch who suffered in Persia

Saint Azades the Eunuch suffered for Christ in Persia with the hieromartyrs Bishop Nerses, and his disciple Joseph; Bishops John, Saverius, Isaac and Hypatius; the Martyrs Savonius, Thekla, Anna and many other men and women. They were executed in 343 during a persecution against Christians under the emperor Sapor II.

St Azades was strangled by an apostate priest.