Apostle Olympas

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Olympas''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He and the [[Apostle Herodian]] were followers of the [[Apostle Peter]]. By command of Emporer [[Nero]], they were beheaded with St. Peter. His [[feast day]] is [[November 10]].
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==Hymns==
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[[Troparion]] (Tone 3)  [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=103265]
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:Holy Apostles,  [[Apostle Erastus|Erastus]], Olympas, [[Apostle Herodian|Herodian]], [[Apostle Sosipater|Sosipater]], [[Apostle Quartus|Quartus]] and [[Apostle Tertius|Tertius]],
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:entreat the merciful God,
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:to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
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[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
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:Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
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:you wisely destroyed the works of idolatry.
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:When you caught all the pagans you brought them to the Master
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:and taught them to glorify the Trinity.
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== Source ==
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St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
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