Damian of Alexandria

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Not to be confused with Pope Damian of Alexandria, Coptic Pope in 569–605.
Saint Damian
Born Egypt
Died Alexandria, Egypt
Venerated in Coptic Orthodox Church

Saint Damian was an Egyptian soldier and martyr.

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