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Vladmir the Great Equal to the Apostles
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of July, repeating indefinitely
St. Vladimir the Great, Equal to the Apostles, Grand-Duke of “Rus” took the name “Basil” at his baptism, A.D 988, thus enlightening the realm of “Rus” in the reign of the Greek Emperor Basil II. He Died A.D 1015 after an edifying and penitent life, and was laid to rest in the church which he built in Kiev by his tithes in honor of the Blessed Mother of God. – SS.Kirykos, and his mother, Julitta, Martyrs, died A.D 296 during the reign of the Emperor Diocletian.