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Encyclopedia > March 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

March 4 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 6 March 3 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - March 5 Fixed commemorations All commemorations below are observed on March 16 by Old Calendarists Saints Venerable Gerasimus of the Jordan (475) Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow (1303) Martyrs Paul, his sister Juliana, and Quadratus, Acacius, and Stratonicus, at Ptolemais in Syria (273) Saint... The Eastern Orthodox Church calendar describes or dictates the rhythm of the life of the Church. ... March 5 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 7 // 2006 Clean Monday, the beginning of Great Lent Fixed commemorations All commemorations below are observed on March 19 by Old Calendarists Saints Martyrs Constantine, Aetius, Theophilus, Theodore, Melissenus, Callistus, and Basoes, in Ammoria in Phrygia (845) Saint Arcadius of Cyprus, monk (4th...



  • Sunday of Forgiveness (see Paschal cycle)
  • Cheese-Fare Sunday (the last day dairy products, fish, wine, and olive oil are to be consumed, before Pascha)

In the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches, the cycle of the moveable feast is built around Pascha, or Easter. ... Easter (also called Pascha) is generally accounted the most important holiday of the Christian year, observed March or April each year to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead (after his death by crucifixion; see Good Friday), which Christians believe happened at about this time of year, almost two...

Fixed commemorations

All commemorations below are observed on March 18 by Old Calendarists The Old calendarists are those Eastern Orthodox Churches that continue to use the Julian calendar, namely the Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches and some others. ...


  • Martyr Conon of Isauria (1st century)
  • Martyr Conon the Gardener of Pamphylia (3rd century)
  • Virgin martyr Irais of Antinoe in Egypt (308)
  • Martyr Eulogius of Palestine
  • Martyr Eulampius of Palestine
  • Martyr Onisius of Isauria (1st century)
  • Saint Hesychius the Faster of Bithynia (790s)
  • Saint Mark the Faster of Egypt (5th century)
  • Martyrs Archelaus and 152 others in Egypt
  • Saint Adrian of Poshekhnoye, monk, and his fellow ascetic

Historically, a martyr is a person who dies for their convictions or religious faith, such as during the persecution of early Christians in the Roman Empire. ... The 1st century was that century which lasted from 1 AD to 100 AD. // Events 8-23: Wang Mang overthrew Han dynasty of China 28-75 Emperor Ming of Han, Buddhism reaches China Masoretes adds vowel pointings to the text of the Tanakh Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka first write... Pamphylia, in ancient geography, was the region in the south of Asia Minor, between Lycia and Cilicia, extending from the Mediterranean to Mount Taurus. ... // Overview Events 212: Constitutio Antoniniana grants citizenship to all free Roman men 212-216: Baths of Caracalla 230-232: Sassanid dynasty of Persia launches a war to reconquer lost lands in the Roman east 235-284: Crisis of the Third Century shakes Roman Empire 250-538: Kofun era, the first... Events November 11 - The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Maxentius Augustus, and rival contender Constantine I is declared Caesar (junior emperor of Britain and Gaul) Births Deaths Categories: 308 ... In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Centuries: 7th century - 8th century - 9th century Decades: 740s - 750s - 760s - 770s - 780s - 790s - 800s - 810s - 820s - 830s - 840s Years: 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 Events and trends: In 793, the Vikings sack the monastery of Lindisfarne. ... // Overview Events Romulus Augustus, Last Western Roman Emperor 410: Rome sacked by Visigoths 452: Pope Leo I allegedly meets personally with Attila the Hun and convinces him not to sack Rome 439: Vandals conquer Carthage At some point after 440, the Anglo-Saxons settle in Britain. ... A Roman Catholic monk A monk is a person who practices monasticism, adopting a strict religious and ascetic lifestyle, usually in community with others following the same path. ...

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