Iraja

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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Iraja and her brother Abadir are saints in the Coptic Church and the Roman Catholic Church. They are reported to have been children of the sister of Basilides, the father of kings. According to their legendstory, Abadir and Iraja fled from Antioch to Alexandria, were arrested there, brought to Antinoe, Kemet (the Ancient African name of Egypt) and beheaded there with Cluthus, a physician and priest, and other 3,685 companions.
Added 5/16/2014 by LMS
Edited 7/3/2021 by Evil and Frollein Gladys