Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Saint Aretas – Saint of the Day – October 1

Saint Aretas Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Saint Aretas, King Born: N/A in Italy, Europe. Worked in Rome, Italy. Died: N/A in Rome, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on October 1.
The Memorial of Saint Aretas – Saint of the Day Biography

Saint Aretas, King Profile

Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Married who became Saints
Profession King
Place of Work Rome, Italy
Date of Death N/A
Place of Death Rome, Italy
Feast Day October 1
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

St Aretas Biography

Aretas was the leader of the Christian community of Najran in the early 6th century, He was executed during the persecution of Christians by the Jewish king Dhu Nuwas in 523.[1][2] st Aretas is known from the Acta S. Aretha, which exists in two recensions: the earlier and more authentic, which was found by Michel Le Quien (Oriens Christianus, ii. 428) and was subsequently dated as no later than the 7th century; then later, revised by Simeon Metaphrastes, dates from the 10th century. Also, the Ge’ez and Arabic versions of the text were published in 2006[4] and the Greek version in 2007.