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 Constantine of Kappua (Feast Day - August In the grim years of Ottoman rule, as is known from history, thousands of Christians w. Religious Images, Religious Icons, The Holy Mountain, Sign Of The Cross, Muslim Family, New Fathers, Neo, Orthodox Christianity, Catholic Saints

Holy New Martyr Constantine of Kappua (+ 1610)

St. Constantine of Kappua (Feast Day - August 18) In the grim years of Ottoman rule, as is known from history, thousands of Christians were martyred. One of them is the Holy Neomartyr Constantine of Kappua in Thessaly, who before being baptized and received into the bosom of our Church was a Muslim, the son of a Turkish official. At the age of twenty he was introduced to Christian doctrines by a certain educated monk from the Monastery of Saint Nicholas in Kappua. When this monk determined…

Ο Άγιος Παναγιώτης ο Νεομάρτυς, ο Καισαρεύς; Saint Panayotis the martyr, the Caesarea; Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Church Icon, Greek Art, Saint George, Orthodox Icons, Holy Spirit, Style Icons, Catholic

Michael Hadjimichael Church icons

Μιχαλης Χατζημιχαηλ; Byzantine; church icons; cyprus; iconography; Michael Hadjimichael; Orthodox; Avgorou; Αυγόρου;

foto van New Martyr Christodoulos of Cassandra, at Thessalonica 27 AugustMichael Woerl. Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Church Icon, Roman Church, Orthodox Christianity, I Icon, Orthodox Icons, Christian Art, Religious Art

Michael Hadjimichael Church icons

Μιχαλης Χατζημιχαηλ; Byzantine; church icons; cyprus; iconography; Michael Hadjimichael; Orthodox; Avgorou; Αυγόρου;

 John of Serres (Feast Day - May The Holy New Martyr John came from a wealthy family of Serres and was born and raised in Serres . Religious Images, Religious Art, The Turk, Orthodox Christianity, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Icons, God, Muhammad, Prison

Holy New Martyr John of Serres (+ c. 1480)

St. John of Serres (Feast Day - May 12) The Holy New Martyr John came from a wealthy family of Serres and was born and raised in Serres in the latter half of the fifteenth century. In the prime of his youth, his courage to appear in public as equal to the Turkish occupiers with a splendid appearance, caused the envy of the Turks, who went to the authorities. His accusers claimed that John publicly insulted the faith of Muhammad, refusing to follow him despite his initial promise. The…

Full of Grace and Truth: St. Niketas the New Martyr of Nisyros Truth Or Truth Questions, Truths Questions, Truth Symbol, Truth Tattoo, Girl Truths, Byzantine Icons, Free Girl, Bible Truth, Religious Icons

St. Niketas the New Martyr of Nisyros

Sts. Julian the Martyr of Cilicia and Niketas the Neomartyr of Nisyros, both celebrated on June 21st (taken from: http://www.christopherklitou.com/icon_21_june_julian_nicetas.htm) St. Niketas was born in 1716 from rich parents. His father was the governor of the island, however, he fell into trouble with the Turks, and to escape tortures, he and his family converted to Islam and moved to Rhodes. There, his youngest son, Mehmet, learned that at one time he had been a Christian named Niketas…

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St Chrestos of Preveza by Julia Bridget Hayes

St Chrestos of Preveza Painting by Julia Bridget Hayes

Saint John the Monemvasiotis, the Νewmartyr (+ Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Religious Art, Christian Faith, Gods Love, Holi, Saints, Artwork, Islamic

Holy New Martyr John of Monemvasia (+ 1773)

St. John of Monemvasia (Feast Day - October 21) Verses You longed to keep the laws of the time of the fast, Sacrificing your life O blessed John. Saint John was born in 1758 near the city of Monemvasia. His father was a priest from Geraki, and his mother was from the neighboring village of Gouves. It was in Gouves that the father of John was assigned as a priest, and there John was born. From a young age John tried to emulate his father by helping him work in the church. He was known for his…

Ῥωμαίϊκο Ὁδοιπορικό: Ὁ Ἅγιος Νεομάρτυς Χρῆστος ὁ κηπουρός, μνήμη 12 Φεβρουαρίου Byzantine Icons, Orthodox Christianity, Religious Icons, Orthodox Icons, Mosaic Art, Saints, Baseball Cards, Mosaics, Mosaic

Ὁ Ἅγιος Νεομάρτυς Χρῆστος ὁ κηπουρός, μνήμη 12 Φεβρουαρίου

ΛΑΜΠΡΟΥ Κ. ΣΚΟΝΤΖΟΥ Θεολόγου - Καθηγητού Οἱ Νεομάρτυρες ἀποτελοῦν τὴν ξεχωριστὴ χορεία τῶν ἁγίων τῆς Ἐκκλησίας μας, οἱ ὁποῖοι ὁμολόγησαν τὴν πίστη τους στὸ Χριστὸ καὶ ἔδωσαν τὴ ζωή τους γιὰ τὴν σώζουσα ὀρθόδοξη πίστη, κατὰ τὴ διάρκεια τῶν μαύρων χρόνων τῆς τουρκοκρατίας. Ἀνάμεσά τους ὁ ἅγιος Νεομάρτυς Χρῆστος ὁ Κηπουρός. Δυστυχῶς δὲν μᾶς ἔχουν διασωθεῖ πολλὰ στοιχεῖα γιὰ τὴ ζωή του, ὡς τὰ σαράντα του χρόνια. Γεννήθηκε περὶ τὸ 1707 στὴ Βόρειο Ἤπειρο, στὰ μέρη κοντὰ στὸν ποταμὸ Γενοῦσο καὶ γι’…

In a climate of deep reverence a Divine Liturgy was celebrated for the first time at the place St. Michael Paknanas, the New Martyr of Athe. Orthodox Christianity, Baby Cover, Icon Collection, Orthodox Icons, St Michael, Christian Art, Holidays And Events, Athens, Religion

The Martyrdom Site of St. Michael Paknanas in Athens

On July 9, 1771 St. Michael Paknanas was brought to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens to be beheaded on the site of its ruins for his refusal to deny his Christian faith and embrace Islam. His last words to the executioner who taunted him were, "Strike for the Faith!" On the pillar where he was beheaded, faithful Christians left this inscription: "1771 Ιουλίου 9 απεκεφαλίσθη ο Πακνανάς Μιχάλης" (July 9th 1771 Michael Paknanas was beheaded). The photos below were taken by Brian…

Saint Anthony of athens Greek Orthodox Byzantine Christian Icon on Wood Jesus Resurrection, Byzantine Icons, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Icons, Kirchen, Religious Art, Pilgrimage, Athens, Christianity

Saint Anthony Neomartyr the Athenian: At the age of 12 he was kidnapped and sold to Albanian Muslims, they tortured him. The Albanians sent him to the Turks in Istanbul and sold him as a slave. He publicly confessed Christ and was brutally tortured. The Turks slowly beheaded him, so the saint can feel much pain. He was Martyred in Istanbul on 5 February 1774

Holy New Martyr Anastasios of Paramythia in Epirus (+ and Saint Daniel the Former Muslim St Daniel, Orthodox Christianity, Guy Names, Holi, Muslim, Saints, Movie Posters, Fictional Characters, Icons

Holy New Martyr Anastasios of Paramythia in Epirus (+ 1750) and Saint Daniel the Former Muslim

St. Anastasios of Paramythia (Feast Day - November 18) Anastasios and his sister Maria were Greek peasants living in Paramythia, Epirus ...