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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Amplias''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy |Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Urban|Urban]], [[Apostle Stachys|Stachys]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew ordained St. Amplias [[bishop]] in Lydda of Odyssopolis in Judea. He died a [[martyr]], and his [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Amplias''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy |Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Urban|Urban]], [[Apostle Stachys|Stachys]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew [[ordination|ordained]] St. Amplias [[bishop]] in Lydda of Odyssopolis (Diospolis) in Judea. He died a [[martyr]], and his [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
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==Hymns==
 
==Hymns==
[[Troparion]] (Tone 3)
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[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 3)
 
:Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban,
 
:Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban,
 
:Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
 
:Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
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:Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
 
:Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
 
:Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
 
:Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
:those treasures of the Holy Spirit and rays of the Sun of glory,
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:those treasures of the [[Holy Spirit]] and rays of the Sun of glory,
 
:who were gathered together by the grace of our God.
 
:who were gathered together by the grace of our God.
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
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==External links==
[[Category:Bishops]]
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103123 Apostle Amplias of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
[[Category:Martyrs]]
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=264 Amplias, Apellos, Stachyos, Urbanos, Aristovoulos & Narcissos of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
[[Category:Saints]]
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Bishops|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Saints|Amplias]]

Revision as of 13:53, August 29, 2007

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Amplias is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Along with the Apostles Urban, Stachys, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus he assisted the Apostle Andrew. St. Andrew ordained St. Amplias bishop in Lydda of Odyssopolis (Diospolis) in Judea. He died a martyr, and his feast day is October 31.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 3)

Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban,
Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
entreat the merciful God
to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion (Tone 8)

Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
those treasures of the Holy Spirit and rays of the Sun of glory,
who were gathered together by the grace of our God.

Source

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