120 Martyrs in Persia
Commemorated on April 6
One hundred twenty Christians were murdered in Persia in 345. Among the martyrs were nine consecrated virgins, with the rest being priests, deacons or monks.
A wealthy and devout Christian woman named Yazdandocta found the means to bury the bodies of the martyrs in place where they would be safe.
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