New Martyrs

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Revision as of 22:08, August 19, 2010

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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