GreatMartyr Arethas (6th cent Arabia) was prefect of Negran city. The Jewish Arabian king wanted to eradicate Christianity from the land. He sentenced all Christians to death. Believers barricaded themselves in Negran city. The king didn't dare attack, so he said he would just collect taxes. People opened the gates. 427 clergymen were burned to frighten the people; prefect Arethas and others in charge were imprisoned. 4299 people of all ages were killed for refusing to deny Christ. (Oct 24)

GreatMartyr Arethas (6th cent Arabia) was prefect of Negran city. The Jewish Arabian king wanted to eradicate Christianity from the land. He sentenced all Christians to death. Believers barricaded themselves in Negran city. The king didn't dare attack, so he said he would just collect taxes. People opened the gates. 427 clergymen were burned to frighten the people; prefect Arethas and others in charge were imprisoned. 4299 people of all ages were killed for refusing to deny Christ. (Oct 24)

Hosios Loukas; Greece - Katholikon Virgin Enthroned

Hosios Loukas; Greece - Katholikon Virgin Enthroned

Man´s ilustrations of the different hat and hair styles of the Ancient Roman

Man´s ilustrations of the different hat and hair styles of the Ancient Roman

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Saint Demetrios / Άγιος Δημήτριος

Saint Demetrios / Άγιος Δημήτριος

Ο Άγιος Ζαχαρίας - The Holy Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, and a priest.

Ο Άγιος Ζαχαρίας - The Holy Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, and a priest.

St. Botolph, an early saint from Orthodoxy's Western heritage, preached the gospel in England in the seventh century. Saint Botolph was born in England around 610.  The feast of St. Botolph is celebrated June 17.

St. Botolph, an early saint from Orthodoxy's Western heritage, preached the gospel in England in the seventh century. Saint Botolph was born in England around 610. The feast of St. Botolph is celebrated June 17.

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