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45 Holy Martyrs of Nikopolis, Armenia
   

The Forty-five Martyrs of Nicopolis contested during the reign of Licinius, in the year 315. After many torments, they were burnt alive.

Apolytikion in the Fourth Tone:
Thy Martyrs, O Lord, in their courageous contest for Thee received as the prize the crowns of incorruption and life from Thee, our immortal God. For since they possessed Thy strength, they cast down the tyrants and wholly destroyed the demons' strengthless presumption. O Christ God, by their prayers, save our souls, since Thou art merciful.

Kontakion in the Plagal of the Fourth Tone:
For love of Christ our God, ye endured many torments valiantly, destroying polytheistic idolatry, O Martyrs of Nicopolis; and by Christ's mighty power, ye destroyed all the error of wicked godlessness. Teach us with faith and boldness to cry aloud: Alleluia.

Source: http://www.goarch.org

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