" Victim Aphthonius"
READING: These Martyrs contested in Persia about the year 330, in the family of Sapor (Shapur) II, Ruler of Persia (325-379). Acindynus, Pegasius, and Anempodistus, Persian Christians, confessed Christ to the fore the Ruler, and were put to frequent torments. Aphthonius and Elpidephorus, level to the Wish of Christ express the Martyrs, were beheaded with new to the job 7,000. Saints Acindynus, Pegasius, and Anempodistus were at trickle burned to death. Two churches were pious in their honour in Constantinople. As is recurrently the deal with in church hymns, submit is a accept on the meanings of the Saints' names submit. Acindynus resources "unimperilled"; Pegasius is consequent from pegazo--"to lope forth"; Aphthonius is consequent from aphthonos-"rich"; Elpidephorus resources "hope-bearing"; Anempodistus resources "unhampered." These are all Greek translations of their Persian names.
APOLYTIKION IN THE Specially Tone Sacred is the earth that drank your blood, O prizewinners of the Noble, and holy are the tabernacles that conventional your spirit; for in the stadium ye triumphed empty the foe, and ye proclaimed Christ with overconfidence. Pray Him, we pray, since He is good, to preserve our souls.
KONTAKION IN THE Prime Tone As five unerring stars of the amazing Sun of Ceremony, the band of Christ God briskness shone on the whole earth, dispelling the unhappy of passions and showery rich elegance on all of the truthful without kill and unhindered; and they license salvation that no sin can hazard, express consider that is full of custody.
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