Aprax (also known as Abracius) is a saint of the Coptic Church.

He was a native of Upper Egypt and became an anchorite for 70 years.

His feast day is celebrated on December 9.


*Holweck, F. G. "A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints". St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.

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