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Encyclopedia > March 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

March 5 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 7 March 4 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 6 // 2006 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) Fixed commemorations All commemorations below are observed on March 18 by Old Calendarists Saints Martyr Conon... The Eastern Orthodox Church calendar describes or dictates the rhythm of the life of the Church. ...



Great Lent is the greatest fasting period in the church year in Eastern Christianity, which prepares Christians for the greatest feast of the church year, Easter (or Holy Pascha). Although it is in many ways similar to Lent in Western Christianity, there are important differences in the timing of Lent...

Fixed commemorations

All commemorations below are observed on March 19 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. ...


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. ... Location of Phrygia - traditional region (yellow) - expanded kingdom (orange line) In antiquity, Phrygia was a kingdom in the west central part of the Anatolian highlands, part of modern Turkey, from ca. ... Events March 28 - Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collect a huge ransom in exchange for leaving. ... In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ... 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. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 4th century was that century which lasted from 301 to 400. ... Konya (also Koniah, Konieh, Konia, and Qunia; historically known as Iconium) is a city in Turkey, on the central plateau of Anatolia. ... Centuries: 2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century Decades: 220s - 230s - 240s - 250s - 260s - 270s - 280s - 290s - 300s - 310s - 320s Years: 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 Events Crisis of the Third Century Significant people Aurelian, Roman Emperor Marcus Claudius Tacitus, Roman Emperor Probus, Roman Emperor Categories... Abbots coat of arms The word abbot, meaning father, has been used as a Christian clerical title in various, mainly monastic, meanings. ... The Upper Rhine is the part of the Rhine that flows between Basel and Bingen. ... This Buddhist stela from China, Northern Wei period, was built in the early 6th century. ...

Other commemorations

  • Repose of Elder Job of Solovki (1720)



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