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July 2019

Anthony of the Caves

July 10
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of July, repeating indefinitely

Our venerable father, Anthony of the "Kiev-Cave," being the first of all the Monks of "Rus" to lead a monastic life during the sovereignty of Vladimir the Great, Grand Duke of "Rus."  He died A.D. 1078 having spent 26 years in the cave, attaining to the advanced age of 90 years. Forty-five Martyrs at Nicopolis in Armenia, Mauricius, Daniel, Antonius and others with them who suffered death under Licinius, Emperor, A.D. 317.

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