New Martyrs

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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.

New Martyrs under the Ottoman yoke

New Martyrs under the Bolshevik yoke

Serbian New Martyrs

New Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion


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