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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 Emperor [[Nero]], they were beheaded with St. Peter. His [[feast day]] is [[November 10]]. 
[[Troparion]] (Tone 3) [] 
:Holy Apostles, [[Apostle Erastus|Erastus]], Olympas, [[Apostle Herodian|Herodian]], [[Apostle Sosipater|Sosipater]], [[Apostle Quartus|Quartus]] and [[Apostle Tertius|Tertius]],
:entreat the merciful God,
:to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)[]
:Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
:you wisely destroyed the works of idolatry.
:When you caught all the pagans you brought them to the Master
:and taught them to glorify the [[Trinity]]==Source==*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]'' ==External links==*[ Apostle Olympas of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])*[ Erastos, Olympas, Herodion, Sosipatros, Quartus, Tertios, Apostles of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
== Source ==[[Category:Biblical Saints|Olympas]][[Category:Seventy Apostles|Olympas]][[Category:Martyrs|Olympas]][[Category:Saints|Olympas]]St. [[Nikolai VelimirovicCategory:Ante-Nicene Saints|Olympas]], ''The [[Prologue of OhridCategory:1st-century saints]]''
[[Categoryro:Biblical Saints]][[Category:Martyrs]][[Category:SaintsApostolul Olimp]]

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