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Saint Dasya the Soldier (also: Daysa the Egyptian), was a Christian martyr of the third century. He was born in Tanda, Egypt, and served as a soldier in the Roman army. Refusing to deny Christ, Dasya was tortured by Arianus, governor of Ansena, who inflicted great tortures on him, eventually cutting off his head.[1]

Saint Dasya
Born3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Died3rd century
Tanda, Egypt
Venerated inArmenian Apostolic Church
Coptic Orthodox Church
Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Syriac Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodoxy
Feast2 Thout

He is a saint in the Coptic Church and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. His feast in the Coptic Orthodox Church is on 2 Thout.[2]


  1. ^ "St Mary Coptic Orthodox Church - Seattle, Washington".
  2. ^ "Lives of Saints :: Tout 2". www.copticchurch.net. Retrieved 17 March 2018.