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Leo the Great
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==Theological legacy ==
Leo died in the year 461. His literary and theological legacy is comprised of 96 [[homily|sermons]] and 143 letters, of which the best known is his ''Epistle to St. Flavian''.
[[Troparion]] (Tone 8)
:O Champion of Orthodoxy, and teacher of holiness,
:The enlightenment of the universe and the inspired glory of true believers.
:O most wise Father Leo, your teachings are as music of the Holy Spirit for us!
:Pray that Christ our God may save our souls!
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 3)
:O glorious Leo, when you rose to the Bishop's throne,
:You shut the lions' mouths with the true doctrine of the Holy Trinity:
:You enlightened your flock with the knowledge of God.
:Therefore you are glorified, O seer of things divine!
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