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The title of '''''New Martyr''''' was originally given to [[martyr]]s under [[heresy|heretical]] rulers (the original martyrs being under pagans), then later to the Church's martyrs under [[Islam]] and various modern atheistic regimes, especially Communist.
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==New Martyrs under the Ottoman yoke==
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*[[Ahmed the Deftedar]]
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*[[Constantine Hagarit]]
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*[[Demetrios the Neomartyr]]
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*[[Athanasios the Neomartyr]]
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*[[Athanasius of Thessalonica]], the new-Martyr
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*[[John the New of Suceava]]
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*[[Akylina of Chalkidike]]
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*[[Anthimos the Georgian]]
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*[[Boris the Pomak]]
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*[[Chrestos the Albanian]]
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*[[Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna|Chrysostom of Smyrna]]
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*[[Cyril VI of Constantinople]], ethnomartyr
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*[[Demetrios Doukas]]
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*[[Demetrios of Philadelphia]]
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*[[George of Ioannina]]
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*[[Gregory V of Constantinople]], ethnomartyr
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*[[Habeeb Kheshy]]
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*[[Hasan]]
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*[[John the New of Ioannina]], a.k.a. John the Tailor
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*[[Kosmas Aitolos]]
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*[[Makarios the Monk]]
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*[[Michael Mavroudis]]
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*[[Nicholas Kheshy]]
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*[[Panteleimon Dousa]]
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*[[Paul the Russian]]
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*[[Philothei]]
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*[[Theodore of Komogovina]]
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*[[Thomas Paschidis]]
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*[[Zlata of Meglen]]
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*[[Gabriel I of Pec]]
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*[[George the New]]
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*[[Teodor of Vršac]]
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*[[Paisius and Habakkuk]]
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==[[New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia]]==
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*[[Benjamin (Kazansky) of Petrograd and Gdovsk|Benjamin (Kazansky)]]
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*[[Elizabeth Feodorovna]]
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*[[John Kochurov]]
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*[[John (Pommers) of Riga]]
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*[[New Martyrs of Butovo]]
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*[[Nicholas II of Russia]]
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*[[Peter (Skipetrov) of Petrograd]]
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*[[Seraphim (Chichagov) of Leningrad and Gdovsk|Seraphim (Chichagov)]]
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*[[Vladimir (Bogoyavlensky) of Kiev and Gallich]]
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==Serbian New Martyrs==
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*[[Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague|Gorazd Pavlik]]
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*[[Platon of Banja Luka|Platon Jovanovic]]
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*[[Sava of Gornji Karlovac|Sava Trlajic]]
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*[[Petar of Dabar-Bosna|Petar Zimonjic]]
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*[[Vukasin of Klepci]]
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*[[Rafailo of Sisatovac|Rafailo Momcilovic]]
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*[[Djordje Bogic]]
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*[[Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro]]
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==New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion==
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*[[Mitrophan Ji]]
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*[[Ia the Teacher]]
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*[[Holy Martyrs of China]]
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==New Martyrs of the Modern Era==
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* [[Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well]] (†1979)
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* [[Paul (de Ballester-Convallier) of Nazianzus]] (†1984)
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* [[John (Karastamatis) of Santa Cruz]] (†1985)
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* [[Alexander Men]] (†1990)
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* [[Nestor (Savchuk)]] (†1993)
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* [[New Martyrs of Optina Pustyn]] (†1993)
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* [[Jose Muñoz-Cortes]] (†1997)
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* [[Daniel Sysoev]] (†2009)
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==Sources==
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*''Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity'', 341-43
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*Vaporis, Rev. Nomikos Michael.  ''Witnesses for Christ: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs of the Ottoman Period 1437-1860''
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[[Category:Martyrs]]
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[[Category:Saints]]

Revision as of 12:02, February 18, 2014

The title of New Martyr was originally given to martyrs under heretical rulers (the original martyrs being under pagans), then later to the Church's martyrs under Islam and various modern atheistic regimes, especially Communist.

Contents

New Martyrs under the Ottoman yoke

New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia

Serbian New Martyrs

New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion

New Martyrs of the Modern Era

Sources

  • Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity, 341-43
  • Vaporis, Rev. Nomikos Michael. Witnesses for Christ: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs of the Ottoman Period 1437-1860
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