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The Dormition of the Theotokos

Afterfeast of the Dormition; Martyrs Florus and Laurus of Illyria; Martyrs Hermes, Serapion, and Polyaenus of Rome; Hieromartyr Emilian, Martyrs Hilarion, Dionysius, and Hermippus, and others (about 1,000) of Italy; Saints John (V) and George (I), Patriarchs of Constantinople; Saint Barnabas and his nephew Saint Sophronius, monks of Mount Mela near Trebizond in Asia Minor; Saint Christopher of Gazara, Abbot of Mount Mela Monastery; Saint Sophronius of St. Anne's Skete on Mount Athos; uncovering of the relics of Saint Arsenios of Paros; Martyr Juliana near Strobilus; Martyr Leo, drowned near Myra in Lycia; four holy ascetics; a multitude of paupers who were burned for smashing idols; Venerable Macarios, Igumen of the Pelekete Monastery; Martyr Agapitos of Praeneste; repose of Saint John, Abbot of Rila; Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Directress" or "Hodigitria" in the Mela monastery, according to Tradition, written by St. Luke