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*410 ''Probable end of Roman occupation of Britain''; Pelagian is driven out of Britain by the Goths of Alaric and moves to Palestine.
*410 ''Probable end of Roman occupation of Britain''; Pelagian is driven out of Britain by the Goths of Alaric and moves to Palestine.
*411 [[Euthymius the Great]] and [[Theoctistus]] commence asceticism together.
*411 [[Euthymius the Great]] and [[Theoctistus]] commence asceticism together.
*412 [[Patrick of Ireland]] has a vision of God informing him that he will leave for Ireland.
*412 [[Patrick of Ireland]] has a vision of God informing him that he will leave for Ireland.
*415 ''Pelagianism is attacked at the [[Council of Diospolis]]''
*415 ''Pelagianism is attacked at the [[Council of Diospolis]]''
*418 ''Pelagianism is condemned at the [[Council of Carthage]]''
*418 ''Pelagianism is condemned at the [[Council of Carthage]]''
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|Chronological Synaxarion of the Body of the Church|
- 1 Creation to New Testament period
- 1.1 Creation (1 AM) to the Great Flood
- 1.2 The Great Flood to Abraham
- 1.3 Abraham dating
- 1.4 to Moses
- 1.5 Moses to Canaan
- 1.6 Canaan to the Reign of King Saul
- 1.7 The Reign of King David (40 years)
- 1.8 The Reign of King Solomon (985 - 945 BC)
- 1.9 The Divided Kingdom (Israel and Judah)
- 1.10 The Fall of Israel to the Fall of Judah
- 1.10.1 8th century BC (800 BC to end of 701 BC)
- 1.10.2 7th century BC (700 BC and ends 601 BC)
- 1.10.3 6th century BC (600 BC and ends 501 BC)
- 1.10.4 5th century BC (500 BC and ends 401 BC)
- 1.10.5 4th century BC (400 BC and ends 301 BC)
- 1.10.6 3rd century BC (300 BC and ends 201 BC)
- 1.10.7 2nd century BC (200 BC and ends 101 BC)
- 1.10.8 Last century BC (100 BC and ends 1 BC)
- 1.10.9 5509 AM Byzantine Calendar
- 2 New Testament Era (1-30)
- 3 Apostolic Era (30-100)
- 4 First Century unknown dates
- 5 Second Century (101-200) the sub-Apostolic Age
- 6 Third Century (201-300)
- 6.1 202-211 (5th) Persecutions of Christians under Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211)
- 6.2 235-238 (6th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Maximinus the Thracian
- 6.3 249-251 (7th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Decius.
- 6.4 257-260 (8th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Valerian (253-260)
- 6.5 260-270 Persecutions
- 6.6 270-275 Persecution of Christians under Emperor Aurelian
- 6.7 275-300 Persecutions
- 7 Fourth Century (301-400)
- 8 Fifth century (401-500)
- 9 Sixth century (501-600)
- 10 Seventh century (601-700)
- 11 Eighth century (701-800)
- 12 Nineth century (801-900)
- 13 Tenth century (901-1000)
- 14 Eleventh century (1001-1100)
- 15 Twelfth century (1101-1200)
- 16 Thirteenth century (1201-1300)
- 17 Fourteenth century (1301-1400)
- 18 Fifteenth century (1401-1500)
- 19 Sixteenth century (1501-1600)
- 20 Seventeenth century (1601-1700)
- 21 Eighteenth century (1701-1800)
- 22 Nineteenth century (1801-1900)
- 23 Twentieth century (1901-2000)
- 24 References
- 25 Twentyfirst century (2001-Present)
- 26 See also
- 27 Notes
- 28 Further Reading
Creation to New Testament period
NOTE: Refer to the article on Byzantine Creation Era for further information on Chronological dating of Old Testament era. This list is based on the Byzantine Creation date of 5509AM and references to Greek Septuagint LXX.
- The Pre-existent Christ, [John 1].
Creation (1 AM) to the Great Flood
- 5509 BC [1 AM]:
- Cain and Abel born, Sons of Adam and Eve.
- Cain kills Abel, [Genesis 4].
- 5278 BC [230 AM]: Seth born, Son of Adam and Eve [Genesis 4:25].
- Seth marries his sister, Azura.
- 435AM [5073 BC]: Enosh born, son of Seth, [Genesis 5:6].
- 544AM [4964 BC]: Cainan born, son of Enosh, [Genesis 5:9].
- 714AM [4794 BC]: Mahalalel born, son of Cainan, [Genesis 5:12].
- 879AM [4629 BC]: Jared born, son of Mahalalel, [Genesis 5:15].
- 930AM [4578 BC]: Death of Adam aged 930 yo, [Genesis 5:5].
- 1041AM [4467 BC]: Enoch born, son of Jared, [Genesis 5:18].
- Enoch "walks with God" [Genesis 5:23-24]
- 1142AM [4366 BC]: Seth dies aged 912 yo [Genesis 5:8].
- 1206AM [4302 BC]: Methuselah born, son of Enoch, [Genesis 5:21].
- 1259AM [4249 BC]: Enosh dies aged 905 yo, [Genesis 5:11].
- 1393AM [4115 BC]: Lamech born, son of Methusaleh, [Genesis 5:25].
- 1454AM [4054 BC]: Cainan dies aged 910 yo, [Genesis 5:14].
- 1609AM [3899 BC]: Mahalalel dies aged 895 yo, [Genesis 5:17].
- 1663AM [3845 BC]: Noah, son of Lamech born, [Genesis 5:28-29].
- 1841AM [3667 BC]: Jared dies aged 962 yo, [Genesis 5:20].
- 2146AM [3362 BC]: Lamech dies aged 777 yo [Genesis 5:31].
- 2163AM [3345 BC]: Sons of Noah born; Shem, Ham and Japheth, [Genesis 5:32].
- 2175AM [3333 BC]: Methusaleh dies at 969 [Genesis 5:27].
- 2163AM [3345 BC]: Righteous Noah starts building the Ark, [Genesis 6:9-22]
The Great Flood to Abraham
- 2263AM [3245 BC]: The Great Flood [Genesis 7 and 8].
- 2264AM [3244 BC]: Noah and his family exit the Ark [Genesis 8:13-14].
Christ's Genealogy is traced after the Flood through Shem (Lk 3:35, 36).
- The Birth of Language / Tower of Babel [Genesis 11]
- Shem, Ham and Japeth re-populate the earth, Genesis 10.
- 2265AM [3244 BC]: Arphaxad, son of Shem, is born two years after the flood, [Genesis 11:10].
- 2400AM Cainan, son of Arphaxad, is born, [Genesis 11:12].
- 2613AM [x BC]: Death of Noah aged 950 yo, [Genesis 9:28].
- 2663AM [x BC]: Death of Shem aged 600 yo, [Genesis 11:11].
- 2830AM Death of Arphaxad aged 565 yo, [Genesis 11:13]
- Salah, son of Cainan (130 yo + 330y), is born [Genesis 11:13]
- Eber, son of Salah (130 yo +330y), is born [Genesis 11:14]
- 3312AM? Birth of Abram (Abraham), Genesis 11:26-27
- Abram takes Sarai as wife.
- Terah takes Abram and his grandson Lot from Ur of the Chaldeans destined for the land of Canaan.
- Terah, aged 205 yo. dies in Haran, [Genesis 11:32].
- 3387AM?: Abram, aged 75 yo. departs Haran to complete the journey for the land of Canaan, [Genisis 12:4].
- Severe famine in the land.
- Time in Egypt
- Plain of Jordan allocated to Lot / Abram dwells in the land of Canaan.
- 3398AM?: Hagar, Sarai's maid, conceives ten years in the land of Canaan, [Genesis 16:3]; Ishmael is born (Abram aged 86 yo).
- Death of Sarah (Aged 127 yo), buried by Abraham in the Cave of the Patriarchs.
- Abram becomes Abraham
- 3487AM?: Death of Abraham (Aged 175 yo) in Canaan.
- Birth of Isaac
- Birth of Jacob
- Birth of Joseph
- Jacob enters Egypt
- Death of Jacob
- Death of Joseph
Moses to Canaan
- 1550 to 1200 BC?
- 1391 BC: Birth of Moses, Egypt.
- 1312 BC: c, Likely commencement of Exodus.
- The 10 plagues against Egypt
- The Hebrews are freed and then pursued
- Crossing the Red Sea
- Israel wanders in the desert for 40 years
- Receiving the 10 Commandments
- The conquest and division of Canaan
- 1271 BC: Death of the glorious Prophet Moses, God-seer, September 4.
- xxxx BC: Joshua of Navi, September 1.
Canaan to the Reign of King Saul
- temporary list of activity by biblical figures.
- 1146 BC: Samuel the Prophet, August 20.
- 1104 BC: Birth of Kish, father of Saul.
- 1079 BC: Birth of Saul
- 1049 BC: Saul anointed by the prophet Samuel, 1st King of the united Kingdom of Israel and reigned from Gibeah for 40 years, [Acts 13:21].
- 1029 BC: Death of Kish, father of Saul.
- 1009 BC: c, 1007 BC Saul's reign ends(Aged 72), Battle of Mount Gilboa?
The Reign of King David (40 years)
- David and Goliath, 1 Samuel 17
- David becomes King, 2 Samuel 5
- David with Bathsheba, 2 Samuel 11
- Absalom's rebellion, 2 Samuel 15-18
- David prepares temple materials, 1 Chronicles 22
10th century BC (1000 BC to 901 BC)
- 1000 BC: Menelik, son of Solomon and Queen of Sheba, visits Jerusalem and steals the Ark of the Covenant (Ethiopian tradition).
- 970 BC: Death of the holy and righteous King David.
The Reign of King Solomon (985 - 945 BC)
- Solomon becomes King, 1 Kings 1
- Solomon asks God for wisdom, 1 Kings 3
- The building of the Temple, 1 Kings 6
- Solomon's downfall, 1 Kings 11
The Divided Kingdom (Israel and Judah)
The nation of Israel is divided into two: Israel to the north and Judah to the south.
9th century BC (900 BC to end of 801 BC)
- 844 BC c, In the reign of Joram, Jerusalem invaded by Philistines and Arabians [cf. Chron. 21:16f; 4 Kgs. 8:20]
The Fall of Israel to the Fall of Judah
8th century BC (800 BC to end of 701 BC)
- The Holy Prophet Obadiah, November 19
- 778 BC: The prophetic service of Micah begins.
7th century BC (700 BC and ends 601 BC)
- The Holy Prophet Nahum (7th of the 12 Minor prophets) from the village of Elkosh, died 45 years old, December 1.
- 609 BC Death of King Josiah, d. June/July.
6th century BC (600 BC and ends 501 BC)
- 597 BC: Deportation of Jews (first). King Jeconiah.
- 586 BC: Babylonian captivity for the Jews begins. Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians, ending the Kingdom of Judah. The conquerors destroy the Temple of Jerusalem and exile the land's remaining inhabitants.
- 582 BC: Possible deportation of Jews (third).
- 538 BC: Forced exile.
- 536 BC: The holy prophet Daniel receives an angelic visitor.
5th century BC (500 BC and ends 401 BC)
Note: During this period, both Ezra and Nehemiah, leaders of the Jews, return from Babylonian Exile.
- 458 BC: Ezra leads about 1,500 Judean exiles living in Babylon to their home city of Jerusalem, where he enforces observance of the Torah and cleanses the community of mixed marriages. Described in the Book of Ezra 8:2-14.
- 459 BC: Ezra leads the Jews from Babylon to Jerusalem (second lot).
- 413 BC: c, Death of Nehemiah.
4th century BC (400 BC and ends 301 BC)
- 332 BC: Alexander the Great enters Jerusalem.
3rd century BC (300 BC and ends 201 BC)
2nd century BC (200 BC and ends 101 BC)
Last century BC (100 BC and ends 1 BC)
- 44 BC: Julius Caesar murdered.
- 22 BC: c, 19 BC
- 19 BC: c, 16 BC Presentation of the Theotokos, at the age of three.
- 16 BC: c, 9 BC According to Orthodox tradition Joachim and Anna retire to Wâdî Qilt located in the desert between Jerusalem and Jericho.
5509 AM Byzantine Calendar
The Byzantine Calendar is set on the basis that Jesus Christ was thought to have been born in the year 5509 Annus Mundi (AM) - the year since the creation of the world according to the Septuagint dating.
- 4 BC:
- Unknown dates:
- Zachariah and Elizabeth, parents of St. John the Baptist, June 24.
- Zachariah, father of John the Baptist, 1st century BC died in Jerusalem (Matthew 23:35), September 5.
New Testament Era (1-30)
Since the deaths of many of the biblical personalities can not be traced, for the purposes of the New Testament era, we will list the chronological appearance of these same personalities, as they are documented in the Scripture.
- 12 Tiberius I, stepson of Augustus, became emperor of Rome
- 25-26 c, Death of Joseph the Betrothed 
- 27 c, John the Baptist  begins his ministry including the Baptism of Christ
- 27 September 1: According to Holy Tradition, Christ entered the synagogue on September 1 to announce His mission to mankind (Luke 4:16-22).
- 27-30 c, Three year ministry of Christ 
- 28 c, John the Baptist is executed by Herod Antipas 
- 30 c, Other events: First death of Lazarus; Dismas the thief crucified on Golgotha Hill outside Jerusalem alongside Christ, the first to enter heaven (Luke 23:43); Judas Iscariot hangs himself.
Apostolic Era (30-100)
- 31 Protomartyr of christianity Apostle Stephen delivers a speech before the Sanhedrin (Acts 6:8-8:1) and is stoned to death December 27.
- Apostle Thaddeus preaches to Syria and Mesopotamia. He preaches the Gospel to Edessa and converts King Abgar.
- 34 Death of Philip, tetrach of Iturea; Apostle Nikanor the deacon (Acts 6:1-6), d. July 28
- 35 c, Ignatius of Antioch born.
- 35-44 c, The Dormition  of the Theotokos, the Mother of Christ, August 15.
- 36 Tiberius orders the death of Annas and Pontius Pilate for their involvement in the Death of Christ, adter being informed so by Mary Magdalene. Caiaphas died on his way to the trial.
- 37 End of Tiberius' reign.
- 44 Agrippa I beheads Apostle James (son of Zebedee and brother of John), July 25; c, Apostle Thaddeus of the Seventy (not Judas), Bp. of Edessa, August 21.
Agrippa I is eaten by worms and dies.
- 52 First Apostolic Council takes place in Jerusalem.
- 54 Claudius dies, probably poisoned. Apostle Stachys, of the Seventy, 2nd Bishop of Byzantium (Constantinople), October 31.
- 59 c, Probus, bishop of Verona in Italy, January 12 citation needed
- 60-62 c, Apostle Andrew,  1st bishop of Byzantium (Constantinople), November 30
- 60-63 c, Second death of Lazarus, Bishop of Kittium.
- 60 Saints Aristarchos, Pudens (2 Tim. 4:21), and Trophimos, the Apostles of the Seventy, April 14.
- 61 c, Apostle Barnabas, founder of the Church of Cyprus, traditionally thought to have been martyred in Salamis.
- 62 Porcius Festus dies.; Apostle James, the brother of the Lord and first bishop of Jerusalem, is stoned to death at the instigation of the Sanhedrin, during the short interval between Porcius Festus and Albinus .
- Evellius, advisor of Nero, converted to Christ on witnessing the patience of the martyrs and then himself martyred in Pisa, Italy, May 11;
- Hermagoras and Fortunatus, according to tradition, Hermagoras was a disciple of Apostle Mark and was consecrated Bishop of Auileia in Italy. He and his deacon Fortunatus were beheaded under Nero, July 12;
- Priscus, 1st bishop of Capua, Italy sent by Apostle Peter, martyred under Nero, September 1;
- Photine of Samaria, Anatole, Photo, Photis, Paraskeve, Kyriake, Photinos and Joses and the Duke Sebastianos, martyred under Emperor Nero.
- Christians arrive in Antioch from Jerusalem
- 67 c, Paul, founder of the Church of Rome, beheaded in Rome;
- 70 the Roman emperor Titus captures and destroys Jerusalem. The Romans demolish the Jewish temple and under difficult conditions the Christians emigrate in Pella in the east bank of Jordan river.
- 78 Apollinaris, 1st Bp. of Ravenna, suffered persecution under Emperor Vespasian July 23; Candida the Elder,  September 4.
- 88 Anacletus, 2nd Bp. of Rome.
- 89 Polucarpus I, Bp. of Byzantium (Constantinople).
90-96 (2nd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Domitian
- 92 Mark of Galilee,  1st bishop of Abruzzi (Italy), April 28.
- 96 Martyrdom of Dionysius the Areopagite of the Seventy; Flavius Clemens,  beheaded by his nephew Domitian, June 22.
First Century unknown dates
- Apostle Titus, Bp. of Crete (ordained by Paul), died peacefully 97 y.o., August 25.
- Apostle Zenas, Bp. of Diospolis (or Lydda) in Palestine, September 27. 
- Hierotheus of Athens, martyrs death late in the first century, October 4.
- The second Holy-unmercenaries and relatives of the Holy Apostle Paul, Zenaida and Philonilla of Tarsus in Cilicia, October 11.
Close of the Apostolic Age
Second Century (101-200) the sub-Apostolic Age
More commonly referred to as the "sub-Apostolic age", begins and ends with the second century.
- 105 Plutarch, Bp. of Byzantium (Constantinople)
- 106 c, Thekla the Protomartyr, September 24.
- 107 Eudokia of Heliopolis, beheaded March 1; c, Symeon the Zealot (Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13), 2nd Bp. of Jerusalem, at the age of 120 is crucified , location disputed April 27; c, Ignatius, 3rd Bp. of Antioch, martyred in Rome (or c, 115) december 20.
108-124 (3rd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Trajan and continuing under Emperor Hadrian.
- 112 c.-116 Zacchaeus, 4th Bp. of Jerusalem August 23.
- 114 Holy Martyr Justin the Philosopher born at Sychem.
- 120 c.Martyrdom of Eleutherios, Bp. of Illyria, and his mother Anthia, December 15.
- 121 c. Lydia the Martyr, with her husband Philetus and sons Macedonius and Theoprepius, March 23.
- 130 c. Death of Apostle Quadratus, of the Seventy September 21; Papias, Bp. of Heriopolis and apostolic father.
- 135 Romans build temple of Aphrodite over the site of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
- 138 Telephorus, Bp. of Rome, the only 2nd-century pope who's martyrdom is historically verifiable.
- 150 "Shepherd of Hermas" written.
- 155 Polycarp, Bp. of Smyrna, martyred by being burned to death in the arena in Smyrna.citation needed; First Apology by Justin the Philosopher.
- 160 Marcian, heretic, dies.
- 161 Second Apology by Justin the Philosopher.
- 165 Valentium, Gnostic heretic, dies; Justin Martyr and disciples denounced as Christian, scourged and beheaded for refusing to sacrifice; Peregrinus Proteus becomes Christian and leader of a synagogue, then takes up the life of a Cynic. He ends his life by burning himself on a pyre at the Olympiad of 165 in Athens.; Leucius the Confessor, 1st Bishop of Brindisi ordained.
- 166 The Holy Martyrs Justin the Philosopher, Chariton, Euelpistos, Ierax, Peonus, Valerian, Justus and the Martyress Charita, beheaded June 1.
- 167 Abercius of Hieropolis, wonderworker and Equal to the Apostles November 4
- 170 c, Hieromartyr Constantius, Bp. of Perugia, January 29.
- 180 Leucius the Confessor, 1st Bp. of Brindisi, June 20.
177-180 (4th) Persecutions of Christians under Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
- 177 Pothinus, Bp. of Lyons, Blandina, Ponticus at others martyr in Lyons dying in the "odor of sanctity".
- "Against Heresies" written by Irenaeus of Lyons.
- 189 Demetrius, Bp. of Alexandria.
- 190 Melito, Bp. of Sardis dies.
- 193 Dionysius of Vienne, 6th Bp. of Vienne, France, d. May 8.
- 200 c.-202 Irenaeus of Lyons dies, possibly martyrdom.
Third Century (201-300)
202-211 (5th) Persecutions of Christians under Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211)
- 203 Charalampias, Gundenis and Perpetua and Felicitas, martyred in Carthage, North Africa March 7.
- 204 Death of Zoticus of Comana, Bp. of Comana.
- 205 Death of Basilides and Potamiana
- 208 Death of subdeacon Andeolus, head pierced by a wooden knife May 1.
- 209 c, Alban, first martyr of Britain in Verulamium, June 17.
- 211 Serapion of Antioch, Patriarch of Antioch October 30.
- 212 Deaths of Felix, Fortunatus and Achilleus; Ferreolus and Ferrutio; Mavilus of Adrumetum, killed by wild beasts; c, Narcissus of Jerusalem, Patriarch of Jerusalem. citation needed
- 215 Death of c,-217 Clement of Alexandria; Narcissus, bishop of Jerusalem/Athens citation needed October 31.
- 217 Death of Zephyrinus, Bp. of Rome December 20.
- 222 Death of Bardaisan of Edessa, Syriac gnostic and heretic.
- 225 Death of Tertullian.
- 228 Death of Martina of Rome.
- 230 Tatiana of Rome and her father, beheaded in Rome January 12; Cecelia; Thespesius of Cappadocia, June 1; Urban I, Bp. of Rome May 25.
- 231 Death of Demetrius of Alexandria.
- 232 Death of Calepodius.
235-238 (6th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Maximinus the Thracian
- 235 Andrew of Trier, Bp. of Trier.
- 236 Death of Hippolytus of Rome in Sardinia, in exile from Rome; Anterus, Bp. of Rome January 3
249-251 (7th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Decius.
- 249 c, Christopher of Lycia, the Cynocephalus, martyr May 9.
- 250 The Seven Youths of Ephesus hide in cave to escape the persecutions of Decius and sleep for 184 years, August 4; martyr Myron the Presbyter of Cyzicus, beheaded by the sword under Decius, August 17; c, Fabian, Bp. of Rome, arrested and dies as martyr probably from treatment in prison; Babylas, Bp. of Antioch, dies in prison under Decius; Alexander, Bp. of Jerusalem dies in prison under Decius; Matrydom of Christopher of Lycia; Martyrdom of Cyprian and Justina at Nicomedia; Hieromartyr Leonidas, Bp. of Athens.
- 251 c, Agatha, martyred in Sicily, February 5; Isidore and Myrope of Chios, d. December 2; Alexander, Bp. of Cappadocia and coadjutor Bp. of Jerusalem dies imprisoned, May 16/December 12.
- 253 Hieromartyr Babylas, Bp. of Antioch beheaded September 4.
- 254 Origen dies in Tyre from consequences of imprisonment during Decian persecutions.
- Date unknown
- Martyrs Coronatus, Thyrsus, Leucius, and their companions suffered in Bythnian Caesarea and Apollonia under Emperor Decius, August 17.
- Anastasia the Roman, died under Emperor Decius, October 29.
257-260 (8th) Persecution of Christians under Emperor Valerian (253-260)
- 257 Stephen, Bp. of Rome, dies, perhaps martyred; Novatian martyred during persecution under Valerian.
- Chief prison guard, Hippolytus and all his household, converted by Martyr Laurence.
- Roman soldier Romanus baptised by Martyr Laurence, and immediately beheaded August 9.
- Roman Martyr Laurence, Archdeacon, d. August 10
- Roman Martyrs Pope Xystus II (Sixtus), Deacon Felicissimus, and Deacon Agapitus, d. August 10;
- Hippolytus of Rome, dragged by wild horses over stones, d. August 13.
- Concordia of Rome, foster mother of Hippolytus, executed and body thrown into an unclean place, August 13.
- Martyrs Irenaeus and Abundius, bury Concordia beside Hippolytus.
- Martyrs Irenaeus and Abundius, drowned August 26.
- Other Christians bury martyrs Irenaeus and Abundius, near the relics of Archdeacon Laurence.
- Xystus II, Bp. of Rome; Cyprian of Carthage, September 14.
- 260 Paul of Samosata, (Deposed) Bp. of Antioch, by way of his teachings paves way for Arianism and does shocking things in personal and public life.
- 265 Dionysius, Bp. of Alexandria d. November 17 (fd:October 5).
- 268 Gallienus murdered.
- 269 Anthony dedicates life to asceticism.
270-275 Persecution of Christians under Emperor Aurelian
- 270 Gregory Thaumaturgus, Bp. of Neocaesarea, founder of the Church in Cappadocia d. November 17.
- First report that Paul of Thebes fed daily by ravens;
- Plotinus dies; Claudius II dies of plague
- 275 Mamas of Caesarea, martyred at the age of 15, along with his parents Theodotus and Rufinaon September 2.
- Unknown dates
- Martyr Paul, and his sister Juliana, of Syria executed under Aurelian in the Phoenician city of Ptolemais, August 17.
- Martyr Patroclus of Troyes, executed under Aurelian on the banks of the River Sequanum (now the Seine), August 17. His body was buried by night by the priest Eusebius and deacon Liberius.
- 276 Tacitus murdered.
- 281 Probus murdered.
- 283 Virgin-martyrs, husband and wife Chrysanthus and Daria martyred March 19.
- 284 Martyrdom of Cosmas and Damian, Andrew Stratelates and 2,593 soldiers with him in Cilicia.
- 286 Martyrs Timothy and Mavra.
- 287 Maurice, October 5.
- 290 Anastasia the Pharmakolitria martyred by fire in Sirmium, December 22.
- 295 Susanna the Virgin  beheaded at the command of Diocletian, August 11.
- 296 Gaius Bp. of Rome, Presbyter Gabinus and Maximus the brother of Gabinus  beheaded August 11
- 298 Karterios, January 8.
- Unknown dates
- Hieromartyr Therapon, Bp. of Cyprus, May 25, c. 284-305 under Diocletian.
- Sozon of Cilicia, d. September 7, c. 284-305 under Emperor Maximian.
- Ten Holy Martyrs of Crete, December 23.
Fourth Century (301-400)
- 302 20,000 Martyrs burned at Nicomedia including Glycerius, Zeno, Theophilus, Dorotheus, Mardonius, Migdonius, Indes, Gorgonius, Peter, Euthymius, and the virgins Agape, Domna, Theophila and others, January 10.
303-311 (10th) Persecution of Christians under Diocletian, identified as the Great Persecution
- 303 Great-Martyr George the Trophy-bearer, at Nicomedia; Acacius, the Centurion, beheaded at Byzantium May 7; Great-martyr Procopius of Scythopolis, beheaded in Caesaria Maritima July 7; martyrdom of Genesius, the Actor, from Rome, August 25.
- 304 Marcellinus, Bp. of Rome, dies during persecution; Amphibalus, died at Verulamium (St Albans) Hertforshire, June 25; Marina of Antioch, July 17; Martyr Euplus, Archdeacon of Catania, beheaded August 11 ; Charitina of Amisus, October 5; Lucy of Syracuse, December 13; Anysia of Thessaloniki, December 30.
- 305 Great martyrs: Panteleimon July 27; Catherine of Alexandria, d. Nov 24; Barbara of Heliopolis, December 4; Martyrs Anicetus of Nicomedia and his nephew Photius , August 12.
- 306 Great martyrs: Theodore of Tyron, February 17; Demetrios of Thessaloniki, October 26; Bp. Parthenios of Lampsacus; Adrian, is martyred March 4 at Nicomedia ; Cyril, Bp.of Antioch, dies at mines; Martyrs Aristocles, the Presbyter of Cyprus, Deacon Demetrian and Athanasius the Reader beheaded in Salamis under Maximian Galerius, June 20.
- 309 Great-martyr Menas of Egypt, November 11.
310-379 (11th) Persecution of Christians under Persian King Shapur II
- 310 Habbib of Edessa martyred.
- 311 Agathodorus of Cherson d. March 7; Peter I, bishop of Alexandria, martyred.
- 312 Lucian of Antioch dies in Nicomedia from torments suffered during persecution, January 7; Hieromartyr Methodius, Bp. of Patara (Lycia in Asia Minor), beheaded June 20.
- 313 Maximian dies in Tarsus, ca. August.
- 314 Miltiades of Rome, d. January 10 (fd: December 10).
ca. death of Tiridates, king of Armenia (or as late as 330).
- 315 c, Alexandra (Prisca), Empress of Rome and wife of Diocletian executed by Licinius, April 21
- 316 Blaise, bishop of Sebaste and physician, martyred under Licinius along with 2 children and seven women February 11.
ca. death of Diocletian;
- 318 Martyr Eubotius at Cyzicus, d. December 18 
- 319 Matyrdom of Theodore Stratelates ("the General"), under Licinius, February 8.
- 320 ca, The Forty Martyrs of Sebaste in Armenia.
- 325 The Holy Cross is found in Jerusalem by the Empress Helen September 14; First Ecumenical Council at Nicea.
- 326 Alexander, Abp. of Alexandria, d. April 17 (fd:May 29); repose of Metrophanes, 26th Bp. of Constantinople at the age of 114, June 4; c, Papa, Bp. of Nisibis dies.
- 329 Irene of Thessaloniki d. May 5; Helena, mother of Constantine d. May 21; Gregory the Theologian born in Arianzus of Cappadocia.
- 332 Gregory the Enlightener of Armenia.
- 335 Sylvester I, Bp. of Rome d. December 31.
- 336 Death of Arius, perhaps poisoned just before he is to be restored to office of presbyter in Alexandria
- 337 Constantine the Great, shortly after baptism at Pascha in Nicomedia, d. May 21.
- 340 c,Eusebius of Caesarea, Church historian;
- 341 c, Paul of Thebes, considered first hermit by tradition, d. January 15.
- 344 Martyrdom of Simeon bar-Sabba'e.
- 345 Nicholas of Myra December 6; c, Aphrat the Persian.
- 346 c, Pachomius the Great dies of plague May 15; Barba'shmin, Bp. of Seleucia-Ctesiphon martyred January 14.
- 348 Spyridon, Bp. of Trimythous reposed and buried at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Trimythous December 12.
- 350 Wonder-worker Myron, Bp. of Crete, August 8
- 351 Apparition of the Sign of the Precious Cross Over Jerusalem, May 7.
- 355 Equal-to-the-Apostles Nino of Cappadocia, reposed in Bodbe of Georgia January 14.
- 356 Anthony the Great, reposed January 17.
- 358 Hosius the Confessor, Bp. of Córdoba, August 27.
- 362 hieromartyr Reginos, Bp. of Skopelos, beheaded, February 25; Dorotheus, Bp. of Tyre, June 5; hieromartyr Basil, Bp. of Ancyra, executed under Julian the Apostate June 29 (fd.January 1).
- 367 Hilary, Bp. of Poitiers January 13.
- 373 Athanasius the Great, Bp. of Alexandria (d.May 2/fd.January 18); Ephrem the Syrian.
- 379 Basil the Great, Bp. of Caesarea January 1.
- 380 Patapius born in the Egyptian city of Thebes.
- 383 Frumentius of Axum, Bp. of Axum and Apostle to Ethiopia, November 30.
- 385 Gregory, Bp. of Nyssa and prominent theologian, reposed peacefully January 10.
- 386 Cyril of Jerusalem; the Mother of God icon "Soumela", painted by Luke, left in a cave by St. Barnabas, and his acolyte St. Sophronios, is found at Mount Mela, Pontus of Asia Minor and renamed.
- 387 Monica of Hippo, mother of Augustine of Hippo, May 4.
- 390 Macarius the Great,  January 19
- 391 Gregory the Theologian, ABp. of Constantinople, reposed peacefully January 25.
- 397 Martin, Bp. of Tours, d. November 11 at Candes; Ambrose, Bp. of Milan d. April 4 (fd:December 7)
- 398 c, Martyrdom of 10,000 Fathers of the Scetis by Patriarch Theophilus of Alexandria.
- Acepsimus, Joseph, and Aeithalas, d. September 1
- 3628 Martyrs of Nicomedia, d. September 2
- Dorotheos of Gaza, d. September 16
Fifth century (401-500)
- 404 Martyrdom of Telemachus.
- 406 At the age of 29 Euthymius the Great arrives in Jerusalem.
- 407 John Chrysostom in exile.
- 410 Probable end of Roman occupation of Britain; Pelagian is driven out of Britain by the Goths of Alaric and moves to Palestine.
- 411 Euthymius the Great and Theoctistus commence asceticism together.
- 412 Patrick of Ireland has a vision of God informing him that he will leave for Ireland; Barnabas of Asia Minor, and his nephew Sophronius, August 18.
- 415 Pelagianism is attacked at the Council of Diospolis
- 418 Pelagianism is condemned at the Council of Carthage
- 419 King Brychan of Brecknock born, ca. 419, in South Wales.
- 429 Sisoes the Great; Celestine I dispatches prominent Gallo-Roman Bishops Germanus of Auxerre and Lupus of Troyes to Britain as missionary bishops and to combat the Pelagian heresy.
- 430 Augustine, bishop of Hippo d.August 28 (fd.June 15); Patrick of Ireland ordained by St. Germannus, Bp. of Auxerre.
- 431 Augustine and Pelagius;
- 432 Ninian, Apostle to the Picts; Celestine of Rome, Bishop of Rome, d.April 6 (fd.8); Patrick sent from Aesir in Gaul to mission to Ireland.
- 434 The Seven Youths of Ephesus  resurrect after sleeping in a cave for 184 years (250AD), s. August 4 d. October 22.
- 435 John Cassian and Acacius of Melitene.
- 440 Alexios the Man of God, March 17; Materiana born in Gwent of Wales.
- 444 Cyril of Alexandria.
- 445 Founding of monastery at Armagh in northern Ireland.
- 447 Germannus returns to Britain with Severus and heals a lame youth, condemns Pelagian heretics.
- 450 Peter Chrysologus; First monasteries established in Wales; Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britian.
- 455 Germanic Saxons and Angles conquer Britain, founding several independent kingdoms.
- 459 Symeon the Stylite; Death of Auxilius of Ireland.[note 1]
- 461 Leo the Great; Death of the Holy Hierarch St. Patrick, the Apostle of Ireland, at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland[note 2]
- 463 c, Patapius of Thebes.
- 466 Shenouda the Great (Coptic).
- 473 Euthymius the Great, January 20.
- 474 Gildas the Wise, "Badonnicus", January 29.
- 480 ‘’c,’’Death of St. Merthyr of Tydfil, in Wales.
- 484 Brendan the Navigator born at Tralee in Kerry, Ireland.
- 486 Diadochos, Bp of Photiki, March 29.
- 490 Brigid of Kildaire founds monastery of Kildare in Ireland.
- 493 Daniel the Stylite, December 11; Gildas the Wise born in the lower valley of the Clyde in central Scotland.[note 3]
- 500 ‘’c,’’ Death of St. Gwynllyw of Wales (St. Gundleus), a Welsh King & Penitent, founder of St Woolos Cathedral and father of Saint Cadoc the Wise.
- Unknown dates:
- Alexios the Man of God, monk died in Rome March 17.
- King Brychan of Brecknock  of Brycheiniog, South Wales, April 6.
- Padarn of Wales, bishop and founder of Llandabarn Fawr, April 15.
- Passarion, first half of the fifth century August 11.
Sixth century (501-600)
- 503 Narsai, Syriac poet-theologian d. in Nisibis.
- 507 c, John of Ephesus, born.
- 508 Pelagia ?
- 520 Roman the Melodist moves to Constantinople from Syria; Benedict of Nursia moves to Monte Cassino; Clonard Abbey is founded in Ireland by St. Finnian of Clonard, where some of the most significant names in the history of Irish Christianity (who would go on to be known as the Twelve Apostles of Ireland) studied at.
- 521 Birth of Columba of Iona.
- 523 c, Brigid, (Mary of the Gael, died at Kildair, Ireland, February 1; Philoxenus, Bp. of Mabbug, Syriac writer-theologian, d.
- 524 Boethius executed by Theoderic.
- 525 Cyril of Scythopolis born; death of St. Brigid of Kildaire; Gildas the Wise studies under St. Illtyd and travels to Ireland with David of Wales and Cadoc, here he is ordained to the priesthood.
- 526 Patr. Euphrasius, dies in earthquake.
- 529 Theodosius the Great.
- 530 Brendan the Navigator lands in Newfoundland, Canada, establishing a short-lived community of Irish monks.
- 532 Sabbas the Sanctified, d. December 5.
- 533 Remigius of Rheims, Bp. of Theims, 'the Apostle of the Franks', October 1 and January 13.
- 536 Evagrius Scholasticus, Church historian born.
- 538 Patr. Severus, Syrian Orthodox (Monophysite) of Antioch dies.
- 540 Kentigern appointed bishop to Strathclyde Britons (modern Glasgow); c, Elizabeth the Wonderworker of Constantinople, April 24; David the Dendrite (Tree-dweller), July 17; c, Barsanuphius dies.
- 542 John sent to Ephesus by Justinian I.
- 543 Benedict of Nursia, died with arms lifted in prayer March 14.
- 545 Synod of Brefi at Llandewi Brefi in Wales condemns Pelagianism; Saint David of Wales moved the Primatial See of Britain from Caerleon to Menevia (St. Davids's).
- 546 Columba founds monastery of Derry in Ireland.
- 547 Saint David of Wales does obeisance to the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
- 548 Empress Theodora dies.
- 550 Notable writer John Moschus born; Aed of Ferns born at Inisbrefny, Ireland; Repose of St. Jarlath of Tuam, 1st Bp. of Tuam.
- 552 Aba I, catholicos of Church of the East, dies.
- 553 Kentigern, Bishop of Glasgow and Strathclyde exiled by pagans fleeing to Menevia, Wales.
- 556 Columba founds monastery of Durrow in Irelandl; c, or 560 Roman the Melodist October 1
- 557 Brendan the Navigator founds monastery at Clonfert, Ireland.
- 560 Clodoald (Cloud),  hermit at Nogent-Sur-Seine, Paris September 7.
- 565 General Belisarius dies.
- 566 Longinus sent to Nubia as missionary.
- 570 c, John Climacus born; Year Muhammad born.
- 575 Church historian John Malalas dies.
- 576 King Constantine of Britain, May 9.
- 577 Brendan the Voyager, abbot of Clonfert, May 16; Patr. John III Scholasticus of Constantinople dies.
- 579 400 Martyrs slain by Lombards in Sicily.
- 580 Maximus the Confessor born; Aedan of Ferns returns to Ireland after studying under St. David in Wales.
- 582 Eutychius of Constantinople, April 6.
- 584 c, Deiniol, abbot of Bangor, September 11.
- 594 Gregory, Bp. of Tours, (b. 30 Nov, c, 538) d. November 17.
- 597 Columba, abbot of Iona, June 9.
- 599 Anastasius the Sinaite, bishop of Antioch, April 20.
- Unknown dates 6th-century
- Branwallader or Brelade, January 19.
- Cumein of Iona, abbot of Iona, February 24.
- Chad of Lichfield, Bp. of Lichfield, March 2.
- Brynach, 6th century hermit, April 7.
- Asaph, Bp. of Llanelwy, May 1.
- Hospitius the Hermit, May 21.
- Aldhelm, Bp. of Sherborne, May 25.
- Sampson the Hospitable, d. June 27 and buried at the church of the holy Martyr Mocius, Constantinople; Severus, Presbyter of Interocrea, Italy, d. June 27
- Helier of Jersey, cave-dweller of Jersey, martyred July 16, c. 535-545
- Blane, Bp. of Bute (Dunblane) and disciple of St. Comgall and Canice, August 11
- [[Sophronius, ABp. of Cyprus, December 9
- Damian, ABp. of Cyprus.
Seventh century (601-700)
- 604 Gregory the Dialogist.
- 605 Augustine, Archbishop of Canterbury, May 26.
- 612 Dubricius, Abp. of Caerleon and Wales, November 14.
- 613 Theodore the Sykeote, Bp. of Anastasiopolis, April 22.
- 614 65,000 Christians in Jerusalem massacred.
- 615 Columbanus in Italy.
- 618 Donnan & companions, abbot, monks and martyrs in Eigg, April 17.
- 625 Vitalius the Venerable
- 632 Aed, bishop of Ferns, January 31.
- 633 Modestus of Jerusalem; Finbar, first bishop of Cork and confessor, September 25.
- 638 Maximus the Confessor speaks out against the "Exposition of Faith" heretical edict of emperor Heraclius and Patriarch Sergius; Patr. Sergius (heretical) dies.
- 640 King Constantine of Strathclyde, monk and confessor, March 11; Beuno the Wonderworker, Abbot of Clynnog, died on the "7th day of Easter", (fd. April 21); Eanswythe, Saxon princess descendant of King Saint Aethelbert, August 31.
- 642 patr. Theodore I of Rome, November 24.
- 647 Maximus returns Africa.
- 649 Birinus, ABp. of Dorchester, d. December 3.
- 650 Fursey, abbot of Lagny (Paris), January 7; Virgin-martyr Dymphna, May 15
- 651 Aidan, bishop of Lindisfarne and disciple of St. Senan, August 31.
- 655 Martin the Confessor.
- 656 c, 659 Maximus the Confessor tongue and right hand are cut off.
- 658 c, Felix of Burgundy, enlightener of East Anglia, March 8.
- 662 Maximus the Confessor d. August 13.
- 664 Cedd of Lastingham, bishop of the East Saxons, January 7; Boisil, abbot of Melrose Abbey (Scotland), February 23.
- 670 Fiacre, hermit at Meauz (France), August 30.
- 672 Chad, bishop of Lichfield, March 2
- 679 Etheldreda, abbess of Ely and Queen of Northumbria, June 17.
- 680 Botolph, abbot of Icanho (in East Anglia), June 17; Hilda, abbess of Whitby, August 25.
- 681 c, Caedmon,  February 11
- 683 Ebba of Northumbria, first abbess of Coldingham, Northumbria and daughter of King Ethelfrith, August 25.
- 685 Anastasius of Sinai, , ascetic, April 20; Constantine the New, Byzantine emperor, September 3
- 686 Theodore, ABp. of Constantinople, d. December 27.
- 687 Cuthbert, bishop of Lindisfarne, March 20.
- 689 Benedict Biscop, abbot of Jarrow, died at Wearmouth, CoDurham, January 12.
- 690 Theodore of Tarsus, ABp. of Canterbury, September 19; Translation of the holy relics of Birinus, ABp. of Dorchester to Winchester.
- 693 Eerconwald, bishop of London April 30.
- 700 c,Isaac of Syria.
- Unknown 7th-century dates:
Eighth century (701-800)
- 705 Bosa, Bp. of York reposed March 9.
- 706 Constantine, Bp. of Beauvais, June 15.
- 707 John Maron.
- 712 c, Andrew,  bishop of Crete dies in Mytilene, July 4
- 714 Guthlac of Crowland, hermit April 11.
- 716 Donald of Ogilvy, Confessor of Scotland, July 15.
- 725 Cuthburga of Wimborne, Queen and first abbess of Wimborne, August 31.
- 730 The Martyrs Julian, Marcian, John, James, Alexios, Dimitrios, Photios, Peter, Leontios, Maria the Patrician, the Protospatharios ("Sword-Captain") Gregory and Others suffered for holy icons under the Iconoclast emperor Leo the Isaurian (717-741), August 9.
- 731 Gerald, bishop of Mayo, march 13.
- 734 Caintigern (Kentigerna), hermitess of Loch Lomond, daughter of Cellach Cualann, King of Leinster, d. January 7.
- 735 Venerable Bede, monk of Jarrow, Father of English History d.May 25.
- 739 Willibrord
- 749 John of Damascus
- 752 Zacharias of Rome
- 754 Boniface, the Apostle to the Germans June 5
- 778 Theodore, Bp. of Pavia, May 20.
- 787 Iconodule Irene of Athens convenes Second Council of Nicea to restore the practise of venerating icons, OCtober 11; c, Cosmas the Hymnographer, Bp. of Majuma, October 12.
- Unknown dates:
Nineth century (801-900)
- 803 Irene of Athens, iconodule, d. August 9 in Lesbos.
- 806 Translation of the relics of Hieromartyr Therapon, Bp. of Cyprus, from Cyprus to Constantinople, November 12.
- 815 Emilian the Confessor, Bp. of Cyzicus August 8.
- 820 Venerable Paul, Procopius Cyropalates, son of Emperor Michael, founder of the Xeropotamou monastery on Mount Athos, martyred under the iconoclastic Emperor Leo the Armenian July 28; Wonder-worker Barbaros the Myrrh-Gusher, d. June 23.
- 821 Michael the Confessor, Bp. of Synnada, d. May 23 at the city of Eudokiada.
- 826 Theodore the Studite, November 11.
- 828 Patr. Nicephorus I of Constantinople.
- 840 Confessor Theodore, Graptus "the Branded", brother of Theophanes the Confessor, d. December 27;
- 850 Third discovery of the Venerable Head of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John, May 25; Theophanes the Confessor, and Hymnographer, Bp. of Nicea, d. October 11.
- 865 Ansgar, archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen, apostle and enlightener of Denmark died February 3.
- 867 Kassiani, Greek-Byzantine poet and hymnographer, who composed the Hymn of Kassiani, chanted during Holy Week on Holy Wednesday.
- 870 Rastislav of Moravia; martyrdom of Edmund, King of East Anglia.
- 877 Ignatius of Constantinople.
- 885 Methodius.
- 898 Translation of the relics of Lazarus to Constantinople, October 17.
- 899 Alfred the Great.
- Unknown dates
- Hieromartyr Michael, the Black-Robed, of St Sava' Monastery martyred in Jerusalem May 23.
- Constantine of Synnada, December 26.
Tenth century (901-1000)
- 910 Nahum of Ochrid, disciple of Cyril and Methodius, d. December 23.
- 912 Stephen, the "New Light" of Constantinople, d. December 9.
- 925 c, Peter of Argos, May 3.
- 934 Birnstan, bishop of Winchester, England and confessor, d.November 4.
- 935 Martyrdom of Wenceslas, prince of the Czechs.
- 944 Translation of the Image "Not-Made-By-Hands" of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople, August 16.
- 955 Edred, King of England, November 23
- 956 c, 946 Luke the Thaumaturgus, February 7.
- 969 Olga of Kiev, grandmother of the Grand Prince Vladimir of Kiev, d. July 11.
- 978 Edward the Martyr, King of England, March 18.
- 988 Dunstan, Abp. of Canterbury, May 19.
- 980 Translation of the holy relics of Birinus of Dorchester from Winchester to a new shrine, September 4 by St. Ethelwold.
- 991 Metr. Michael I, (1st) Metropolitan of Kiev.
- Dates disputed
Eleventh century (1001-1100)
- 1007 Metr. Leontii of Kiev
- 1012 Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury d.April 19.
- 1014 Mother of God of Minsk Icon brought by the Prince Vladimir, including the Korsun Treasures, from Korsun in the Crimea and placed in Kiev's Cathedral of the Tithes.
- 1015 Grand Prince Vladimir of Kiev, July 15 and his sons Boris and Gleb, July 24.
- 1022 Simeon the New Theologian.
- 1035 Metr. Ivan I of Kiev
- 1049 Metr. Feopemt of Kiev
- 1050 Metr Kirill I of Kiev
- 1054 Metr. Ilarion of Kiev
- 1063 Patr. Constantine III of Constantinople, July 29.
- 1065 Venerable George of Mt. Athos, Georgian d. June 29; Barlaam of the Kiev Caves  d.November 19
- 1070 The Theotokos appears in a vision at Blachernae sending the Kiev Caves Icon of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos to Ss. Anthony and Theodosius of the Caves, August 17;
- 1073 Arrival of the Kiev Caves Icon of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos given to Ss. Anthony and Theodosius of the Caves, May 3; Anthony of the Kiev Caves  d.May 7 (fd. Sep. 2); wonderworker Leontius, Bp. of Rostov, d. May 23.
- 1074 Theodosius of the Kiev Caves d.May 3.
- 1077 Metr. Grigorii II of Kiev
- 1089 Metr. Ivan II of Kiev
- 1091 Metr. Ivan III of Kiev; Uncovering of the relics of Venerable Theodosius of the Kiev Caves (+1074), August 14.
- 1095 c. Holy-unmercenary Agapitus of the Kiev Caves June 1.
- 1097 Metr. Ephraim II of Kiev
- 1099 Basil and Theodore, hieromartyrs of the Kiev Caves August 11.
- Unknown dates:
- Great hermit Joachim of Osogovo, of Bulgaria August 16
- Theodora of Vasta, September 11.
- Appearance of the Liubech Icon of the Mother of God , May 7.
Twelfth century (1101-1200)
- Relics of the 9th century Hieromartyr Michael, the Black-Robed, of St Sava' Monastery discovered in Jerusalem by Daniel, the igumen of the Kiev Caves monastery.
- 1102 Metr. Nikolai of Kiev
- 1104 The life of Theodosius (+1074) written by St Nestor the Chronicler.
- 1105 On December 13 Menas of Kiev was consecrated Bishop of Polotsk.
- 1108 Glorification of Theodosius of the Kiev Caves (+1074).
- 1121 Metr. Nikifor I of Kiev
- 1124 c, or 1134 Holy Empress Irene of Hungary, wife of John II Comnenus and tonsured nun Xenia, d. in Bithynia August 13.
- 1125 Body of Isidore of Chios taken to Venice and hidden in the palace of the Doge.
- 1126 Metr. Nikita of Kiev
- 1145 Metr. Michael II of Kiev
- 1157 Damiane (King Demetrius I) the Hymnographer, d. May 23 at Gelati monastery.
- 1159 Metr. Constantine, of Kiev, June 5.
- 1163 Metr. Feodor of Kiev
- 1164 Uncovering of the holy relics of the wonderworker Leontius, Bp. of Rostov.
- 1166 Metr. Ivan IV of Kiev
- 1173 Venerable Euphrosyne, Abbess of Polotsk, May 24
- 1177 Metr. Konstantin II of Kiev
- 1186 Wonderworker John, ABp. of Novgorod September 7.
- 1187 Translation of the relics of Venerable Euphrosyne, Abbess of Polotsk to the Kiev caves.
- 1198 Metr. Nikifor II of Kiev
- Unknown dates
- Constantine of Cyprus, the Wonderworker and martyr and those with him July 1.
Thirteenth century (1201-1300)
- 1240 Constantine, Abbot of Kosinsk, Pskov July 29.
- 1263 Alexander Nevsky, Grand Prince of Vladimir and Novgorod November 14
- 1268 c, Theodora of Arta, March 11.
- 1281 Charitina, abbess of Novgorod monastery and Princess of Lithuania, October 5
- 1282 Zographou martyrs, burnt alive at Mount Athos, October 10.
- 1295 Appearance of the Kursk Root icon of Our Lady of The Sign
- 1299 Daumantas of Pskov, May 17.
- Unknown dates:
- holy Father Tbeli Abuseridze, Georgian August 17.
Fourteenth century (1301-1400)
- 1303 Daniel of Moscow, Grand Prince of Moscow, March 17.
- 1310 c. or 1346 Gregory of Sinai, d. November 27.
- 1314 Appearance of Mother of God of Tolga icon to the Rostov hierarch Prochorus, August 8.
- 1337 Daniel II of Pec, Abp of Serbia, January 2.
- 1340 The Mother of God appears in Pochaev, near the border of Galicia, leaving an imprint of her footprint in the rock, from which a stream gushes forth.
- 1347 Anthony, John, and Eustathius of Vilnius martrys of the Muscovite mission, April 14.
- 1353 Sergius and Herman, Abbots of Valaam; Theognostus the Greek, Metr. of Kiev and all Rus, d. March 11.
- 1355 + emperor John Kantakuzenos
- 1359 Gregory Palamas, Abp. of Thessalonika, November 14.
- 1360 John Kukuzelis, the hymnographer October 1.
- 1363 Patr. Callistus I of Constantinople, d. June 20 in Serbia.
- 1376 + emperor John Paleologos
- 1378 Alexis (1296?–1378), Metropolitan of Moscow (Kiev) and all Russia, February 12.
- 1379 Philotheus I (Kokkinos) of Constantinople ?
- 1383 Appearance of Theotokos of Tikhvin icon.
- 1389 Lazar of Serbia, d. June 28.
- 1391 c, Nicholas Cabasilas, June 20.
- 1392 Sergius of Radonezh, d. September 25
Fifteenth century (1401-1500)
- 1420 Epiphanius the Wise, Rostov monk and disciple of Sergius of Radonezh.
- 1422 Incorrupt relics of Sergius of Radonezh found and translated to the Trinity Cathedral of the Lavra, July 5.
- 1426 c, Ephraim of Nea Makri, May 5.
- 1434 Venerable Maximus of Moscow, the Fool for Christ, d. November 11.
- 1450 Ipomoni of Loutraki, Augusta Helen Palaiologos, March 13; Translation of the holy skull of Kyriaki from Constantinople to the sacred Monastery of the Archangles in Aigialeia founded by St. Leontios in c. 1450 July 7
- 1452 Canonisation of Sergius of Radonezh, d. 25 Sep, 1392.
- 1453 Constantine XI Palaiologos, ethnomartyr  May 29.
- 1458 Evfimy II of Novgorod, March 11 
- 1460 Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople of Mount Athos, August 11
- 1462 Matrona of Chios, October 20.
- 1463 Martyrdom of Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, d. Bright Tuesday, April 9 in Lesbos.
- 1470 Appearance of the Zhirovits icon of the Mother of God, May 7.
- 1480 Serapion of Pskov, Russian Schema-monk d. September 8; Martyrs of Otrano
- 1481 Euphrosynus of Pskov, Russian monk, d. May 15.
- 1496 Daniel the Hermit  of Voronet, December 18
- 1500 During the capture of Kiev by Khan Mengli-Gyr, a Tatar strips the cover and adornments from the Mother of God of Minsk Icon, and threws it into the Dniepr River. Icon is found floating in the River Svislocha, near Minsk, surrounded by an extraordinary light, August 13.
- Unknown dates
- St. Theodosius (Prince Theodore of Ostrog) of the Kiev Caves August 11
- St. Leucius of Volokolamsk, 62 years old, d. July 27 (fdAugust 17&December 14)
- St. Fotou the Cypriot is first mentioned by the historian Leontios Macheras, however there is no information about her life, origin or the year that she lived.
Sixteenth century (1501-1600)
- 1508 Venerable Nilus, Abbot of Sora, May 7; Patr. Nephon II, of Constantinople, died peacefully aged 90, August 11.
- 1509 Gerasimos of Cephalonia born in Trikala of Corinth, Greece.
- 1515 Blessed Lawrence of Kaluga, Fool-for-Christ and Wonderworker, d. August 10
- 1517 Gabriel, the Protos of Mt. Athos writes the biography of Patr. Nephon II, of Constantinople (+1508).
- 1532 Makarios of Oredezhsk, student of Alexander of Svir, (fd: August 9)
- 1533 Alexander, Abbot of Svir, the only person other than Abraham, to be visited by the Holy Trinity, dies 85 years old, August 30.
- 1545 Artemius of Verkola,  struck by lightning, June 23 (fd: October 20).
- 1547 Uncovering of the relics of the Venerable Maximus of Moscow, Fool for Christ, August 13 ; Dionysius born at Aigialos, Zakynthos.
- 1549 Wonder-worker Nikanor of Kallistratos, August 7.
- 1551 Hieromartyr Nicodemus of Meteora, Thessaly August 16.
- 1557 Basil the Blessed, Fool for Christ d. August 2.
- 1566 Transfer of the Relics of Ss. Zosimas and Sabbatius of Solovki, August 8.
- 1570 Cornelius of the Pskov Caves,  martyred by Tsar Ivan IV (the terrible), February 20; c, 79. Gerasimos of Cephalonia, August 15.
- 1571 Venerable Theodoritus the Enlightener of the Lapps, Solovki, d. August 17.
- 1579 Gerasimos of Cephalonia, August 15; Dionysius resigns as Bp. of Aegina and returns to Zakynthos.
- 1581 Uncovering of the relics of Gerasimos of Cephalonia, August 16.
- 1589 Philothei of Athens, February 19.
- Unknown dates
Seventeenth century (1601-1700)
- 1601 New Hieromartyr Seraphim, Bishop of Phanarion and Neokhorion, December 4
- 1602 Seraphim of Lebadeia, May 6
- 1605 Leontius the Myrrhgusher, June 18.
- 1611 Venerable Serapion of Kozhe Lake, d. June 27; Anthony of Leokhnov, d. September 14.
- 1616 The Mother of God of Minsk Icon taken by Uniates.
- 1619 Evgenius the Aitolian ordained by Patr. Cyril Lukaris of Alexandria at Sinai Monastery.
- 1620 Translation of incorrupt relics of Anthony of Leokhnov to Leokhnov monastery, July 13.
- 1622 Dionysius of Zakynthos, December 17; Synodical resolution in July canonised Gerasimos of Cephalonia.
- 1624 The skull of Isidore of Chios discovered in Chios, encased in a silver and jeweled reliquary, and translated to Venice.
- 1630 Translation of the relics of Gurias, ABp. of Kazan from the Savior-Transfiguration monastery to the cathedral church of the city of Kazan, June 20.
- 1638 Patr. Cyril Lucaris of Constantinople, d. June 27.
- 1641 Transfer from the village of Palitsa to Moscow of the holy icon Mother of God "of the Passion", August 13.
- 1649 hieromartyr Athanasius,  abbot of the Brest-Litovsk monastery was decapitated by the Polish-Lithuanian government, September 5.
- 1653 Liubech icon of the Mother of God transferred from Liubech to Kiev.
- 1657 New-martyr Demetrios of Philadelphia, June 2
- 1662 Philip of Sukhona, hermit on Mt. Yankov, d. August 17.
- 1669 New-martyr John the Skipper, burned, Kos, d. April 8.
- 1671 Mtr. Basil, of Ostrog and Tvrdoš, April 29.
- 1680 New Martyr Triandaphyllus of Stara Zagora, beheaded August 8; New Martyr Stamatius of Volos, beheaded in Thessaly, August 16.
- 1682 Ahmed the Calligrapher, May 3; Evgenius (Yiannoulis) the Aitolian, reposed in prayer August 5.
- 1688 New-martyr Stamatios of Volos, August 16; Miracle from the Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow icon, October 24.
- 1700 Athanasius of Attalia,  beheaded January 7.
Eighteenth century (1701-1800)
- 1701 Liubech icon of the Mother of God returned from Kiev to Liubech.
- 1703 Canonisation of Dionysius by Ecumenical Patriarchate.
- 1709 Dimitri of Rostov, October 28.
- 1712 Fr. Maxim Leontiev citation needed
- 1714 Prince Constantine Brancoveanu and family arrested by Sultan Ahmed III's soldiers and brought to Constantinople to be tortured, beheaded August 16.
- 1716 Commemoration of the Miracle of Saint Spyridon on Kerkyra (Corfu) with the Hagarenes August 11; Metr. Antimos of Iberia,  ambushed by Turkish soldiers on the bank of the Tundzha River September 14.
- 1730 John the Russian, May 27
- 1731 Innocent, 1st bishop of Irkutsk in central Siberia , November 26
- 1738 Tikhon of Zadonsk, Bp. of Voronezh, d. August 13.
- 1743 Constantine the Russian, of the Great Lavra of Mount Athos, at Constantinople December 26.
- 1770 Joseph the Catholicos of Georgia, reposed peacefully October 17.
- 1774 Athanasius,  September 8
- 1779 Kosmas, , of Aitolia, new martyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles, August 24.
- 1784 Neophytos, Kausokalyvite father.
- 1794 Paisius Velichkovsky of Moldova and Mt. Athos, November 15
- 1796 Juvenaly of Alaska, protomartyr of America, July 2
- 1800 New-martyr Constantine of Hydra, November 14.
Nineteenth century (1801-1900)
- 1804 Euthymius the Elder, abbot of St. John the Baptist monastery in the Davit-Gareji Wilderness, d. August 8.
- 1805 Makarius of Corinth, a central figure in the Kollyvades Movement.
- 1807 New-martyr George of Chios, November 26.
- 1809 Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, July 14.
- 1813 Athanasius Parios, the Master of the Greek Nation, died in his cell of St. George the Refston in Chios, June 24.
- 1815 Uncovering of the relics of Nilus, the Myrrhgusher of Lavra of Mt. Athos, May 7.
- 1816 Anastasios and Demetrios, the basketweavers from Mitylene, martyr in the village of Kasampa, Asia Minor, d. August 11 ; Martyrdom of Peter the Aleut near San Francisco.
- 1819 Constantine Hagarit, June 2.
- 1821 Nikephoros of Chios, May 1; Constantine Hagarit, martyred June 15; Martyrdom of Patr. Gregory V of Constantinople, Abp. Kyprianos of Cyprus and Abp. Gerasimos of Crete.
- 1823 Appearance of the Mother of God of "Tinos" icon led by a vision from Pelagia of Tinos, becoming the most venerated pilgrimage item in Greece, at the Church of Evangelistria.
- 1827 Glorification of the icon, In Giving Birth You Preserved Your Virginity, Moscow October 14.
- 1830 Icon Mother of God "of the Seven Arrows" glorified during a cholera epidemic at Vologda, August 13.
- 1833 Death of Seraphim of Sarov, January 2.
- 1837 Herman of Alaska, Spruce Island, December 13.
- 1839 The Mother of God of Minsk Icon returned to the Orthodox after being taken by the Uniates in 1616.
- 1846 First uncovering of the holy relics of Tikhon of Zadonsk, Bp. of Voronezh, May 14.
- 1851 Martyrdom of the Holy Fathers of the David-Gareji monastery in Georgia by the Dagestani army, August 12.
- 1860 Death of Alexei Khomiakov, co-founder of the Slavophile movement.
- 1861 Glorification of Tikhon of Zadonsk, Bp. of Voronezh, August 13.
- 1864 Jacob Netsvetov, July 26.
- 1866 Silouan the Athonite born.
- 1867 death of Ignatius Brianchaninov.
- 1868 The three saints nick named "Papoulakos": Joachim of Vatopaidi, March 2; Monk Christophoros (Panagiotopoulos).
- 1869 Celebration of first miracle of the Icon of the Theotokos at Chernigov-Gethsemane
- 1870 Appearance of the Most Holy Lady "of Jerusalem" (Ierosolimitissa) icon via nun Tatiana.
- 1871 Nikolai Kasatkin establishes Orthodox mission in Japan.
- 1872 Phyletism declared heresy by Council of Jerusalem.
- 1877 Death of Arsenios of Paros, January 31.
- 1879 Innocent of Alaska, Equal-to-the-Apostles, March 31.
- 1882 Mitrophan Ji becomes the first Chinese ordained a priest in the Church of China.
- 1888 Glorification of the St Petersburgh Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow icon, July 23.
- 1889 Translation of the icon Deliveress October 17
- 1890 c, Unseen Warfare further revised by Theophan the Recluse.
- 1891 Ambrose of Optina,  died October 23 (fd: October 10).
- 1900 Meletius, bishop of Ryazan, missionary to Yakutia, January 14; Martyrdom of Orthodox Christians in Chinese Boxer Rebellion (Yihetuan Movement), June 11.
Twentieth century (1901-2000)
1901 to 1909
- 1901 Gabriel, abbot of St. Elias Skete, Mt. Athos, October 19;
- 1902 Jonah (Peter in schema), founder of Holy Trinity Monastery in Kiev, January 9
- 1903 Arethas of Verkhoturye and Valaam, Venerable, May 15; Cornelius, monk of Krypets Monastery in Pskov, December 28.
- 1905 Parthenios Koudouma Monastery, July 10; Apostolos Makrakis, December 25.
- 1906 Barnabas, elder of the Gethsemane Skete of St. Sergius Lavra, February 17;
- 1907 Ananias (Barberakis) of Crete, d. April 22; Ilia the Righteous, July 20; Alexander (Okropiridze) of Guria and Samegrelo, October 27.
- 1908 Methodia of Cimola Island, Greece, b. 1865, Venerable, October 5; John the Righteous, Wonderworker of Kronstadt, b. 1829, October 19;
- 1909 Alexis of Wilkes-Barre, May 7;
1910 to 1917
- 1910 Translation of the relics of Venerable Euphrosyne, Abbess of Polotsk from the Kiev caves to Polotsk.
- 1911 Joseph of Optina, Venerable, May 9
- 1912 Nicholas Kassatkin, enlightener of Japan February 3.
- 1913 Barsanuphius, Venerable of Optina, April 1; Philaret of Ichalka, Ivanovo, saint, August 8;
- 1914 Maxim Sandovich, martyred missionary priest, who suffered under the Latins, protomartyr of the Lemkos People, Poland, August 6
- 1915 Raphael of Brooklyn; Parasceve, Blessed of Diveevo, September 22; Gabriel, of Pskov-Eleazar Monastery and Kazan, September 24;
- 1917 Alexis, Venerable of Goloseyevsky Skete, Kiev Caves, March 11, John (Gashkevich), archpriest of Korma, May 18; John Kochurov of Chicago and St. Petersburg, priest hieromonk, missionary, and hieromartyr, October 31; Sergius, Hieromartyr New, December 7;
- 1917-40 Persecution of the Orthodox Church in Russia begins, with 130,000 priests arrested, 95,000 of whom were executed by firing squad.
- January: Jeremiah, Hieromartyr, 1; John Piankov and Nicholas Yakhontov priests, January 5; St. Vladimir; January 25;
- February: Peter (Skipetrov) of Petrograd, Archpriest, New Hieromartyr, February 1; Michael Lisitsyn , the priest of Ust-Labinskaya, Russia, Joseph Smirnov the protoierey, John Kastorsky the deacon, Vladimir Ilinsky the priest, hieromartyrs and John Perebaskin the martyr, February 22;
- April: Peter and Prokhor the Martyrs, April 11; Sergius (Trofimov) of Nizhni-Novgorod, the New Martyr, and one with him, April 14; John, priest and New Hieromartyr, April 17; Bessarion the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 18; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 21; Eustaphius the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 22; Egor (George), Priest of Spas Chekriak village, Russia, New Hieromartyr, April 23; John the priest and the new hieromartyr, and his childrens, Martyrs Nicholas and Peter, April 26;
- May: Archpriest Philosoph Ornatsky with his sons Boris and Nicholas, New Hieromartyrs, in St. Petersburg, May 31
- June: Andronicus, archbishop of Perm, Basil Archbishop of Chernigov and Peter the priest, New Hieromartyrs, June 4; Alexander, Alexis, Alexander, Valentine, Benjamin, Viktor, Alexander, Paul, Vladimir, Ignatius, Michael, Nicholas, Paul, Alexander, Nicholas the priests, Gregory the deacon, New Hieromartyrs, and Athanasius and Alexsander the martyrs, June 7; Joseph the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 14; Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 13; Amos the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 15; Hermogenes (Germogen), bishop of Tobolsk, Euphremius, Michael and Peter priests, hieromartyrs, and Martyr Constantine, June 16; Aberkius priest and Nicander, New Hieromartyrs, June 17; Sergius Florinsky, priest in Estonia, New Hieromartyr, June 19; John the New Hieromartyr, June 21; Gennadius, priest, new hieromartyr, June 22; Alexander, Alexis, Peter priests, New Hieromartyrs, June 23; Nicholas and Basil the priests, New Hieromartyrs, June 25; Gregory, priest, New Hieromartyr, June 26; Gregory Nikolsky Priest of Kuban, Alexander and Vladimir priests, New Hieromartyrs, June 27; Kirion II, (b. 1855), catholicos-patriarch of Georgia, New Hieromartyr, June 27; Basil, deacon and New Hieromartyr, June 28; Timothy, priest, New Hieromartyr, June 30
- July: Arcadius the priest, new hieromartyr, July 1; Nilus of Poltava, Hieromonk, New Hieromartyr, July 4; Grand Duchess Elizabeth, and Nun Barbara, July 5; Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 7; Alexander and Theodore priests, New Hieromartyrs, July 8; Constantine the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 9; Peter and Stephen priests, Gregory and Nestor deacons, New Hieromartyrs, July 10; Constantine, priest, new hieromartyr, July 14; Tsar Nicholas II of Russia murdered together with his wife Alexandra and his childrens, July 17; Appolinarius the new hieromartyrs, July 18; Constantine the and Nicholas priests, New Hieromartyrs, July 20, Michael the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 22; Ambrose, bishop of Sarapul, priests Plato and Panteleimon the new hieromartyrs, July 27; Nicholas the deacon, new hieromartyr, July 28; John the deacon, New Hieromartyr, July 30
- August: Viacheslav the deacon, New Hieromartyr, August 3; Joseph, New Hieromartyr, August 8; Viacheslav, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 10; Barlaam, abbot of ,,Belogor St. Nicholas” monastery, and brotherhood: hieromonks Sergius, Ilia, Viacheslav, Iosaph, John, Anoty, hierodeacons Mikhey, Bessarion, Mathew, Euphemia, monks Barnabas, Demetrius, Sabbas, Hermogenus, Arcadius, Euphemia, btothers John, Jacob, Peter, another Jacob, Alexander, Theodore, another Peter, Sergius, Alexis, New Hieromartyrs, August 12; John, Ioasph and Constantine, priests, New Hieromartyrs, August 13; Mathew and Alexis the Martyrs, August 14; Stephen the priest, New Hieromartyr, August 16; Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, August 17; Augustine, Archimandrite of Orans Monastery, Nicholas of Nizhni-Novgorod, the Proto-priest, and 15 people with them New Martyrs, August 18; Alexander, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 21; Ephraim (Kuznetsov), bishop of Selenginsk, Macarius, bishop of Orlov, John, Alexis, and John Vostorgov, the priests, new hieromartyrs, August 22; Aristoclius, elder of Moscow, Venerable, August 24; Michael Voskresensky and Stephen Nemkov, priests, and those with them, in Nizhni-Novgorod, New Hieromartyrs, August 27; Archimandrite Sergius (Zaytsev) and hieromonks Laurecnce (Nikitin), Seraphim (Kuz'min), hierodeacon Theodosius (Alexandrov), monks Leontius (Kariagin), Stephen, brothers Gregory (Timofeev), Hylarion (Pravdin), John (Sretensky), Sergius (Galin), of Zilantov Monastery of Kazan, August 28; Peter priest, New Hieromartyr, August 30; Alexander priest and Vladimir deacon, New Hieromartyrs, August 31
- September: Barsunuphius, bishop of Kyrilov, John priest, Seraphima, Abbess of Therapontov Convent, and Anatole, Nicholas, Michael and Philip, hieromartyrs, September 2; Pimen (Belolikov) bishop of Vernensk and Semirechensk, Sergius, Basil, Philip, Vladimir priests, New Hieromartyr, Meletius the martyr, September 3; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 6; Peter and Michael, priests, Alexander the deacon, New Hieromartyrs, September 7; Gregory the priest and Aleksander the deacon, New Hieromartyrs, September 9; Nicholas and Victor priests, Hieromartyrs, September 11; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, September 14; John, priest, New Hieromartyr, and Eudocia the martyr, September 15; Paul, Theodosius, Nicodemus and Seraphim, New Hieromartyrs, September 17; Alexis and Peter, priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 18; Constantine (Golubev), priest in Bogorodsk, and two others with him, New Martyrs, September 19; Alexander, Alexis, Constantine, John priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 21; Basil, deacon, New Hieromartyr, September 24; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 27; Prokopius, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 30;
- October: Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 1; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 4; Constantine and Peter the priests, New Hieromartyrs, October 9; Philaret and Alexander priests, New Hieromartyrs, October 11; Simeon, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 15; Eugine the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 16; Neophit priest, New Hieromartyr, Hyacinth and Callistus the Martyrs, October 17; Alexis (Stavrovsky), priest in Petrograd, New Martyr, October 19; Nicholas (Liubomudrov). priest of Latskoye village, Yaroslavl, New Martyr, October 20; Euphrosyne (Mezenova) the Faster, schema-abbess of Siberia, October 12; Laurence bishop of Balakhninsk, Alexis priest and Alexis the Martyr. New Hieromartyrs, October 24; John the priest New, Hieromartyr, October 28; Nicholas the priest, Cosma, Victor, Naum, Philip, John, Paul, Andrew, Paul, Basil, Alexis, John, New Hieromartyrs, and Agaphia the martyr, October 29; Leonid the New Hieromartyr, October 31;
- November: Alexander and Theodore priests, New Hieromartyrs, November 1; Bishop Victorin and Priest Basil Luzgin of Glazomicha, Constantine and Anania, priests, New Hieromartyrs, November 2;
- December: Alexis, John, Alexander and Nicholas priests, Basil deacon and with him 10 Martyrs, New Hieromartyrs, December 4; Antonius priest, Andronic, New Hieromartyrs, December 7; Jacob and Alexander priests, Eugraph and his son, New Hieromartyrs, December 10; Theophanes, bishop of Solokamsk, (b. 1867), hieromartyrs of the Bolshevik Yoke, and with him 2 Hieromartyrs and 5 Martyrs, December 11; Vladimir, Priest, New Hieromartyrs, December 16; Alexander, Nicholas and Sergius priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 17; Michael the priest, December 21; Saints of Ivangorod: Dimitry (Chistoserdov) and Alexander (Volkov) December 26; Alexander and Demetrius priests, December 26; Nikodim, bishop of Belgorod and Arcadius deacon, December 28; Sergy (Florinsky) of Rakvere, December 30;
- 1919 Death of Saints of Tartu: Platon (Kulbush) bishop of Tallinn, Michael (Bleive) and Nicholas (Bezhanitsky) January 1; Andrew (Zimin), Archpriest, his wife Lydia, his mother-in-law Domnica, his two daughters and his servant Maria, of Ussurisk January 6; Nicholas, Theodore and Vladimir priests, Hieromartyrs, January 11; John priest, Hieromartyr, January 16; Michael the priest, New Hieromartyr, January 18; Basil and Gabriel the priests, February 13; Nicholas, Saint May 5; Nicholas and Peter the priests, new hieromartyrs, June 7; Nicolas, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 13; Alexander, the New Hieromartyr and priest, March 17; Paul (Voinarsky) the Priest and brothers Paul and Alexis Kiryan, of the Crimea, new martyrs, March 29; Mitrophan, archbishop of Astrakhan, Leonty, bishop of Enotaeva, and those with him, New Hieromartyrs, June 23; Juvenal the deacon, July 20; Eudocia (Shikova) and Novices Daria (Timolina), Dar'ia (Siushinskaya), and Maria of Diveyevo, New Martyrs, August 5 Basil and Parthenius priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 3; Nicolas, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 19; Herman, bishop of Volsk, and Michael the priest, New Hieromartyrs, September 27; Eugraphus, New Hieromartyr, November 24; John, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 2; Vladimir, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 9; Tikhon, archbishop of Voronezh and with him 160 martyred priests, December 27; Nicolas the priest, New Hieromartyr,
- 1919-1922 Greco-Turkish War; Pontic Greek Genocide eliminates the Christian population of Trebizond.
1920 to 1929
- 1920 Zenobius priest, Hieromartyr, January 10; John and Leontius priests, new hieromartyrs, Constantine deacon and with them 5 Martyrs, January 29; Silvester (Olshevsky), bishop of Omsk and Pavlodar, New Hieromartyr, February 13, Methodius the new hieromartyr and Anastasia Andreyevna, fool-for-Christ March 1, Vladimir the priest, New Hieromartyr, March 24; Nektarios of Aegina; Evmenios of Koudouma Monastery, July 10; Martyr Alexander the priest, December 28; Michael, priest and New Hieromartyr, May 11; Vladimir, priest New Hieromartyr, August 14, Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 2; Andrew and Theophan, priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 3; Michael, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 1; Michael Lektorsky Archpriest in Kuban, New Hieromartyr, October 28; Andrew, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 3; Vladimir, priest, New Hieromartyr, and Ephrosia, Virgin-martyr, December 9; Alexander, priest, new hieromartyr, and John, Martyr, December 13;
- 1921 Joseph Hieromartyr and with him 37 Martyrs, January 5; Methodius bishop of Petropavlovsk, New Hieromartyr, February 4; Demetrius priest and Anatolius the Martyrs February 6; Lyubov of Ryazan, fool-for Christ, February 8; Gregory, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 13; Simon Shleev, bishop of Ufa, New Hieromartyr, July 6; Seraphim Bogoslovsky, Theognostus, and others of Alma-Ata, New Hieromartyrs, July 16; Archimandrite Sergius, and those with them, New-Martyrs, August 13; Vladimir amd Michael priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 3; Priest John Maslovsky of Verkhne-Poltavka, Amur, New Hieromartyr, September 7; Andrew, Gregory, Gregory, John priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 15; Michael the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 14; Mathew, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 2;
- 1922 Paul and John priests, New Hieromartyrs, Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Anastasia the Martyrs, April 27; Basil, Alexander and Christopher and Macarius, New Hieromartyrs and Martyr Sergius, May 13; Benjamin (Kazansky), Metropolitan of Petrograd and Gdovsk, b. 1873, July 31; Anatole II (Potapov, the "Younger"), of Optina, New Hiero-confessor, July 30; Sergius the Archimandrite, George and John of Petrograd, new hieromartyrs, July 31; Mtr. Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna, ethnomartyr  tortured, d.September 9 (fd. August 27); Michael the Blessed of Chernigov, New Martyr, November 8;
- 1923 Alexis (Shushania), hieromonk of Teklati, Georgia, venerable, January 18; John, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 8, Seraphim Nikolsky, Hieroschemamonk, new hieromartyr, May 31; Alexius Mechev, priest of Moscow, June 9; Agafangel (Preobrazhensky) of Yaroslavl, October 3, Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 3;
- 1924 Antonina, Abbess of Kizliar, New Hieromartyr, March 1; Jonah Atamansk, priest of Odessa, May 17; Nazarius, metropolitan of Kutaisi, Georgia, with Priest-martyrs Herman, Hierotheus, and Simon, and Archdeacon Bessarion, new hieromartyrs, August 14; Euthymius priest, New Hieromartyr, with 4 martyrs, September 3; Arsenios the Cappadocian, November 10;
- 1925 Tikhon of Moscow, (b. 1865), March 25; Gregory (Kallidis) metropolis of Thessaloniki and Heraclea, July 25; Anatole (Kamensky), archbishop of Irkutsk, New Hieromartyr, September 20; Anna the Martyr, September 28; St. Jonah of Manchuria, Bishop of Hankou (b. 1922), October 7;
- 1926 Macarius, metropolitan of Moscow, apostle to the Altai, February 16
- 1927 Ambrose the Confessor, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, March 16; Matthew, Hieromonk of Yaramsk in Vyatka, May 14 Alexander, priest, New Hieromartyr, July 25; Victor the hegumen, with brotherhood, Martyrs of Zelenetsk, November 11;
- 1928 Benjamin (Kononov) the Archimandrite and Nicephorus (Kuchin) the Hieromonk of Solovki, New Hieromartyrs, April 4; Nektarius Venerable of Optina Monastery, April 29; Hierotheus, bishop of Nikolsk, New Hieromartyr, May 31; Innocentius the Hieromartyr December 24, Lydia, and with her, soldiers Alexei and Cyril, New Martyrs, July 20; Maximus the martyr, July 31; Alexis, venerable hiero-schemamonk of Zosima Hermitage, September 19; Rachel, schema-nun of Borodino Convent, September 27;
- 1929 Peter archbishop of Voronezh, New Hieromartyr, January 25; Romanus, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 3; Theodore Korolev priest, New Hieromartyrs, Ananius Boykov and Michael Boldakov, the Martyrs, November 16;
1930 to 1936
- 1930 Peter priest, Hieromartyr, January 10; Benjamin, bishop of Romanov, New Hieromartyr January 15; Eugine the priest, New Hieromartyr, January 18; Nicholas priest, New Hieromartyr, January 19; Basil bishop of Priluksk, new hieromartyr, January 25; Maria of Gatchina, New Martyr, January 26, Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 6; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 9; Peter and Valerian the, priests New Hieromartyrs, February 10; Alexius (Buy), bishop of Voronezh, New Hieromartyr, February 12; Michael Piataev and John Kumin the priests, New Hieromartyrs, February 15; Alexander, Daniel and Gregory priests and New Hieromartyrs, February 21; Peter the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 26; Nicholas priest and New Hieromartyr, March 7; Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 5; Alexander, priest and New Hieromartyr, April 15; Basil Derzhavin, priest and hieromartyr, and lay people of the city of Gorodets, Nizhni-Novgorod, April 18; Maxim, bishop of Serpukhov, new hieromartyr, June 23; Alexander, George, John, John, Sergius and Theodore priests, Hieromartyrs, Tykhon, George, Cosmas, Euphimius and Peter the Martyrs, July 20; Anatole the New Hieromartyr, July 29; Nicholas Prozgrov, New Hieromartyr, August 4; Nicholas Prozorov the Priest, new hieromartyr, August 19; Alexander Jacobson, in Solovki, New Martyr, September 8; Benjamin, bishop of Romanovsk, New Martyr, September 22; John, New Hieromartyr, October 12; Valerian Novitsky, priest of Telyadovich, New Hieromartyr, October 15; John the priest , New Hieromartyr, October 29; Boris the deacon, confessor, Nicholas and Anna, the Martyrs, November 10; Michael the priest December 25, Hieromartyrs Nicolas priests and Michael deacon December 26; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 3; Michael, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 25;
- 1931 Victor priest, Hieromartyr, January 17; Athanasia, (Lepeshkin) Abbess of Zosima Hermitage, New Martyr, January 25; Mitrophan, archpriest and New Martyr, February 12; Peter Lagov, priest in Moscow, New Hieromartyr, February 16; Mitrophan Buchnoff, Archpriest in Voronezh, New Hieromartyr, March 9; Vladimir the priest, New Hieromartyr, March 21; Nicolas the priest, New Hieromartyr, March 28; Macarius (Kvitkin) of Orenburg,March 31; Michael, saint, fool-for-Christ, April 1; Nicholas, priest of Kronstadt, April 5; Athanasia, the Abbess of the Smolensk Hodigitria Convent, near Moscow, New Martyr, May 12; Macarius, Dyonisius and deacon Nicholas, New Hieromartyrs, Martyrs Ignatius and Peter, May 28; Michael the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 5; Nikon the Confessor, Venerable of Optina, June 25; Anthony, archbishop of Archangelsk, New Hieromartyr, July 3; Euthymius the new martyr, July 6; Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 22; Vladimir, priest, and his brother Boris, New Hieromartyrs, August 16; Moses, Hieromartyr, August 25; Mary, Blessed of Diveyevo, August 26; Nicolas, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 28; Irene, the Virgin-martyr, September 17; Valentine Sventsitsky, Priest in Moscow Nicholas Kazansky the Priest, New Hieromartyrs, October 7; Gregory the confessor, priest, October 16; Nicholas confessor and priest, November 4; Niphont the New Hieromartyr and Alexander the Martyr, November 10; Seraphim the New Hieromartyr, November 23;
- 1932 Vladimir the confessor, priest, January 11; Alexander (Medvedsky) the priest, New Hieromartyrs, February 18; Vladimir, priest and Hieromartyr, February 18; Sergius the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 27; Papa-Nicholas (Planas) of Athens, March 2; John the confessor, March 19; Nicholas bishop of Velsk, the New Hieromartyr and the martyr Mary, April 4; George (Lavrov) the Confessor, venerable archimandrite of Kaluga, June 21; Ignatius, Venerable confessor, September 15; Aretha the Venerable, October 24; Vladimir the priest, New Hieromartyr, November 22; John, confessor, November 23; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, and Vera, Venarable confessor, December 2; Elias, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 5; Ambrosius confessor, bishop of Kamenets-Podolsk, (b. 1878), December 7;
- 1933 Alexander, Stephen and Philippe priests, Hieromartyrs, January 4; Eugenia, the Virgin-martyr, January 5; Theodore the confessor, priest , January 28; Vladimir priest, new hieromartyr, January 30; Sergius priest, New Hieromartyr, February 26; Dimitry Ivanov, Archpriest in Kiev, New Hieromartyr, March 4; Patrikius the confessor, venerable, March 11; Alexander the confessor and priest, March 12; Stephen (Bekh), bishop of Izhevsk, New Hieromartyr, March 13; Micael the priest, New Hieromartyr, March 29; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 4; Arcadius the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 7; Sergius the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 8; Stephen (Bekh) bishop of Izhevsk, New Hieromartyr, April 13; Nicholas the confessor, priest, April 21; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, July 14; Nicholas,. saint priest, August 19;
- 1934 Sergius priest, Hieromartyr, January 5; Elias Chetverukhin, priest of Moscow, New Hieromartyr, February 16; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 6; Victor, bishop of Glazov, New Hieromartyr, April 19; Cyprian the New Hieromartyr, June 3; Magdalena, schema-abbess of New Tikhvin Convent in Siberia, new hieromartyr, July 16; Alexis Medvedkov, archpriest of Uzine, new hieromartyr, July 20; John Pommer, archbishop of Riga in Latvia, New Hieromartyr, October 12;
- 1935 Michael, priest and confessor, new hieromartyr, April 17; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 15; Eugene (Zernov), metropolitan of Nizhni Novgorod, New Hieromartyr, October 30; Damascene, bishop of Glukhov (1935) and his father, priest Nicholas, New Hieromartyrs, December 4;
- 1936 Theoktista Michailovna, fool-for-Christ of Voronezh, the New Martyr, February 22; Nicholas Kedrov the Priest, new hieromartyr, May 15, Heraclius the confessor, New Hieromartyr, May 28; Agapitus the confessor, Venerable, July 5; Matrona Belyakova, fool-for-Christ of Anemnyasevo, New Confessor, July 16; Peter, metropolitan of Krutitsa, New Hieromartyr, August 29; Gregory the Cross-bearer, New Martyr, November 6; Victor, the Martyr, December 18;
- 1936-37 Many Russian Orthodox Clerics die in Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.
- January: Victor the priest, Hieromartyr, January 8; Cyril, metropolitan of Kazan, new hieromartyr, January 26;
- February: Basil Nadezhnin, Priest in Moscow, New Hieromartyr, February 6; Barlaam archbishop of Perm, New Hieromartyr, February 7; Onisimus, bishop of Tula, New Hieromartyr, February 14; Anna the martyr, February 26;
- March: Olga the New Hieromartyr, March 1; Vyacheslav (Leontiev) of Nizhegorod, Priest and new hieromartyr, March 4; Basil, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 11,
- April: Nicholas, Priest, New Hieromartyr, April 18; Theodosius, bishop of Kolomensk, New Hieromartyr, April 20;
- May: Peter the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 12; Abercius, archbishop of Zhitomir, Vladimir Zagarsky, Priest, New Hieromartyrs, May 15; Victor the New Hieromartyr, May 19;
- June: Herman Riaschentsov, New Hieromartyr, June 8; Alexander Kharkovsky the bishop, Anthony, Barsanuphius and Joseph, new hieromartyrs, June 12; Parthenius the bishop, New Martyr, June 19;
- July: Demetrius the priest, new hieromartyr, July 4; James archbishop of Barnaul and with him Peter and John priests, new hieromartyrs, Theodore and John the martyrs, July 16; Alpheus the deacon, New Hieromartyr, July 24; Sergius the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 26 Basil, Anastasia, Hellen, Aretha, John, John, John and Mavra the martyrs, July 28; Vladimir, John, Constantine, priests, hieromartyrs, and Anna and Elizabeth the martyrs, July 31;
- August: Demetrius, the priest, New Hieromartyr, August 1; Platon the New Hieromartyr, August 2; Michael the New Hieromartyr, Simeon and Demetrius the Martyrs, August 4; Alexander, Peter, Michael, John, Demetrius and Alexis priests, Elisey deacon, New Hieromartyrs, and Athanasius, Hieromartyr, August 7; Nicholas the priest, New Hieromartyr, August 8; Athanasius the priest, New Hieromartyr, August 10; Basil, Leonidas, John and Nicholas the priests, New Hieromartyrs, August 12; Seraphim (Zvezdinsky), bishop of Dmitrov, Nicholas, Jacob the priests and Alexis the deacon, New Hieromartyr, August 13; Eleutherius of Chimkent (Kazakhstan), the Schema-archimandrite, Vladimir and Nicholas priests, New Hieromartyrs, Eleupheria, Eudokia and Theodore, the martyrs, August 14; Alexander the priest, Anna and Jacob the martyrs, August 16; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 17; Gregory, priest, New Hieromartyr, and Eugene and Michael new martyrs, August 18; Paul, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 21; Alexis archbishop of Omsk, Theodore bishop of Penza, John bishop of Velikoluk, and with them, Basil, Gabriel, Alexander, Michael, Hilarion, John, Hierotheus and Theodore priests, hieromartyrs, August 22 Paul and John priests, New Hieromartyrs, August 23; Nectarius (Trezvinsky), bishop of Yaransk, Victor, Peter and Roman Medved of Moscow, New Hiero-confessor, priests and new hieromartyrs, Demetrius the Martyr, , August 26; John, John priest and Methodius, New Hieromartyrs, August 27; Basil, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 28; Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, Theodore and Elizaveta, the Martyrs, August 30; Michael and Myron priests, New Hieromartyrs, August 31;
- September: Tatiana and Natalia, Virgin-martyrs, September 1; Damascene, bishop of Starodub, Herman, bishop of Vyaznikov, Ephimius, John, John, Vladimir, Victor, Basil, Theodore, Peter, Stephen, Stephen, the priests, New Hieromartyrs, Paul and Ksenia the martyrs, September 2; Alexis and Elias, priests, New Hieromartyr, September 3; Gregory (Lebedev) Bishop of Shliserburg, Sergius (Druzhinin) Bishop of Narva, New Hieromartyrs, Paul, John, Nicholas, Nicholas, John, Nicholas, Alexander, Peter and Michael priests, New Hieromartyrs, Stephen, Martyrs Basil, Peter, Stephen and Alexander the Hieromartyrs, September 4; Alexis, archbishop of Velikoustiuzh, New Hieromartyr, Euthymius the Martyr, September 5; Constantine, John and Vsevolod, priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 6; Eugine, metropolitan of Gorky, Stephan, Eugine, Nicholas and Pakhomius, Gregory, Basil priests, and Leo, New Hieromartyrs September 7; Demetrius, New Martyr, priest, September 8; Zaharias, archbishop of Voronezh, Basil, Sergius, Joseph, Alexis priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Basil the Martyr, September 9; Ismail, Eugine, John, Constantine, Peter, Basil, Gleb, Basil, John, Nicholas, Palladius priests, Meletius and Gabriel, New Hieromartyrs, Symeon and Tatiana, the martyrs, September 10; Karp (Elb), Priest, hieromartyr, September 11; Blessed Alexis of Elnat and Zharki, near Kineshma, Theodore, John, Nicolas priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Martyr Alexis September 12; Stephan, Alexander priests and Nicholas deacon, New Hieromartyrs, September 13; Nicolas, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 14; John, Jacob, Peter priests and Nicholas deacon, New Hieromartyrs, Mary and Ludmila the Martyrs, September 15; Gregory Raevsky, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 16; Amphilius, bishop of Krasnoiarsk, John, Boris, Michael, Vladimir, Benjamin, Constantine, priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Sergius the Martyr, September 18; Nilus priest, new hieromartyr and Mary the Virgin-martyr, September 19; Theoktist and Alexander priests, New Hieromartyrs, September 20; Theophan, (Tuliakov), metropolitan of Lipetsk and Belo-Russia, Mavrikius, Valentin, Alexander, John, Andrew, Peter, John, priest, New Hieromartyr, Basil and Vladimir the Martyrs, September 21; Arsenius the archbishop, John the priest, New Hieromartyrs, September 23; Andrew and Paul priests, New Hieromartyrs, Hieromartyr Vitaly and Martyrs Basil, Sergius and Spiridon, September 24; Athanasius, Alexander, Demetrius priests, New Hieromartyrs, John and Nicolas the martyrs, September 26; Peter, metropolitan of Krutitsa, Theodore the priest, new hieromartyrs, September 27; Hilarion and Michaela the Martyrs, September 28; Peter, Viacheslav, Peter, Symeon, Basil priests, New Hieromartyrs, Seraphim deacon, Alexandra, Alexis, Matthew, Apollinaris, the martyrs, September 30;
- October: Alexander, Gregory, Nicolas priests, New Hieromartyrs, John the martyr, October 1; Demetrius, Nicholas, Micael, Jacob and Tikhon priests, New Hieromartyrs, Basil the Martyr, October 4; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 6; Demetrius archbishop of Mozhaysk, Jonah bishop of Velizhsk, Hieromartyrs, Seraphim. Peter, Basil, Paul, Peter, Vladimir, Ambrosius, and Pakhomius priests, John the deacon, Victor, John, Nicolas, Elizabeth, Tatiana, Mary and Nadezhda, Nicholas, the martyrs, October 8; Constantine, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 9; Theodore (Pozdeev), archbishop of Volokolamsk, New Hieromartyr, October 10; Juvenalius (Maslovsky), bishop of Riazan, New Hieromartyr, October 11; Laurence the Venarable, October 12; Innocent and Nicolas, priests, New Hieromartyrs, October 13; Peter, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 14; Alexander (Shchukin) Archbishop of Semipalatinsk, New Hieromartyr, October 17; Andrew, Serius, Nicolas and Sergius priests, New Hieromartyrs, Elizabeth the martyr, October 18; Sergius the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 19; Herman, bishop of Alatyr, Zosima, John, John, John, Nicholas, Leonid, John and Alexander priests, Michael and Peter deacons, New Hieromartyrs, and Paul the Martyr, October 20; Paulinus, bishop of Mogilev, Arkadius, bishop of Ekaterinburg, and with them Anatolius, Nicander, Constantine, Sergius, Basil, Theodore, Vladimir, Nicholas, John, Basil, Alexander, Demetrius and Alexis the priests, Sergius and John the deacons, New Hieromartyrs, and Cyprian the Martyr, October 21; Seraphim archbishop of Uglich, German the archimandrite, Vladimir, Alexander, Basil, Alexander, Nicholas, Nicholas, priests, New Hieromartyrs, Herman, Gregory and Menas the Martyrs, October 22; Vladimir Ambartsumov, Archpriest in Moscow, Nicholas, Vladimir, Alexander, Nicholas, Emilian and Sozont, priests, New Hieromartyrs, October 23; John and Nicholas priests, New Hieromartyrs, October 24; Eugine priest, New Hieromartyr, and Anastasia the martyr, October 29; Vsevolod, Alexander, Sergius, Alexis, Basil priests, Anatolius, Euphrosynus, New Hieromartyrs, and James the Martyr, October 31;
- November: Sergius, archbishop of Eletsk, Alexander and Demetrius priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Elizabeth the martyr, November 1; Basil, Peter, Basil, Alexander, Vladimir, Sergius, Nicholas, Vicentius, John, Peter, Alexander, Paul, Cosmas the priests and Simeon the deacon, New Hieromartyrs, November 3; Alexander, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 4; Gabriel, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 5; Nicitas bishop of Orekhovo-Zuev, Anatoly, Arsenius, Nicholas, Nicolas, Constantine priests, Barlaam, Gabriel, Gabriel, New Hieromartyrs, Nina and Seraphima the Hieromartyrs, November 6; Cyril (Smirnov) metropolitan of Kazan, Michael, Alexander, Aleksander, Michael, Aleksander, Nicolas, Alexis, Paul, Basil, Nicolas, Paulinus priests, John and Benjamin deacons, hieromartyrs, Nicolas, Gregory and Elisabeth the Martyrs, November 7; Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, November 8; Parthenius bishop of Ananiev, Constantine, Demetrius, Nestor, Theodore, Constantine, Victor, Elias priests, Joseph deacon and Alexis, New Hieromartyrs, November 9; Prokopius (Titov) archbishop of Odessa, Augustine (Belyaev), archbishop of Kaluga, Dionisius, John, John Peter and Ioanicius, the priests, New Hieromartyrs, Alexis, Appolon, Michael the Martyrs November 10; Eugene, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 11; Constantine, Vladimir, Alexander, Matthew, Demetrius priests, New Hieromartyrs, November 12; Demetrius, Alexander, Victor, Alexis, Michael, Michael, Theodore, Peter, Alexis, Sergius, Nicholas, Basil, Alexander, Nicholas, Demetrius, Demetrius, Porphirius, Basil, George, Basil, Sergius the priests, Nicholas the deacon, Aristrah, New Hieromartyrs, Gabriel and Anna, the Martyrs, November 14; Nicholas and Peter priests, Gregory and Nicitas deacons, New Hieromartyrs, November 15; John, Nicholas, Victor, Basil, Makarius and Michael priests, Panteleimon, New Hieromartyrs, November 16; Porphirius (Gulevich) bishop of Simpheropol an Crimeria, Ioasaph (Udalov) bishop of Chistopol, Barpholomeus (Ratnykh), monk, Vladimir Pischulin, Demetrius Kiranov, John Bliumovich, Nicholas Mezentsev, priest Thimoty Izotov, priests, Sergius, Michael, , John, Constantine, Alexander, Ignatius, Simeon, John, John, Demetrius, Jacob, Jacob priests, Ioasaph, Peter, Gregory, Benjamin, Gerasim, Michael, deacon Antonius (Korzh), New Hieromartyrs, Alexandra Valentine, Peter, Leonid, Thimoty the Martyrs, November 19; Macarius bishop of Ecaterinoslav, Alexis, Alexander, Vladimir, John, Alexis, Basil, Nicholas, John, Emilian, Nocolos priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Arsenius, Eutihius and Hillarion, Ioanicus the hegumen, Tatiana, Hieromartyrs, November 20; Alexander Khotovitsky of New York and Alexis Benemansky of Tver, priests and New Martyrs, November 21; Iosaph bishop of Mogilev, John, Basil, Paul, Jacob, Theodore, John, Ilia, Alexis, Aphanasius priests and Gerasimus the New Hieromartyrs, November 22; Boris bishop of Ivanonsk, Eleazar Spyridonov of Eupatoria priest, Crimea and Martyr Alexander, New Hieromartyr, November 23; Eugine, Michael, Alexander, Alexis, John, Cornelius, and Metrophanes priests, New Hieromartyrs , and Virgin-martyr Anysia, November 24; Seraphim archbishop of Smolensk, Gregory, John, Basil, Cosmas, John, Simeon, Hilarion, Iaroslav, Alexander, John, Victor, Andrew priests and Martyr Paul, November 25; Nicholas, John, Gregory and Nazarius, Basil, Basil, Ilia, Basil, Daniel, Michael, Nicholas priests, Tikhon, Piter, New Hieromartyrs, November 26; Nicholas archbishop of Vladimir, Basil, Boris, Theodore, Nicholas, Alexis, John, Sergius, John, Sergius, Nicholas priests, , Ioasaf, Cronides, Nicholas, Xenophon, Alexis, Appolos, Seraphim, Nicholas, New Hieromartyrs, and John the Martyr, November 27; Seraphim (Chichagov), metropolitan of of Leningrad and Gdovsk, St. Petersburg, New Hieromartyr, Peter, Alexis, Alexis priests, New Hieromartyrs, November 28; John ,priest, New Hieromartyr, November 30;
- December: Constantine, Nicholas, Sergius, Vladimir, John, Theodore, Nicholas, John, Nicholas priests, Danact, Cosmas, New Hieromartyrs, Theuromia, Tamara, Antonina, and Mary, Mary and Matrona the martyrs, December 2; Alexander Hotovitzky, missionary of America, hieromartyr of the Bolshevik yoke, (b. 1872 ), December 4; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr and Ecaterine and Cyra, Virgin-martyrs, December 4; Sergius, Michael and Sergius priests, Nicephore deacon and Galaction, New Hieromartyrs, and John the Martyr, December 7; Sergius, New Hieromartyr, December 8; Basil and Alexander priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 9; Anatolius, Alexander, Eugine, Constantine, Michael, Nicholas priests, Peter, Michael, Dorotheus, Laurentius, Gregory, and Alexandra, Tatiana and, Eudocia, new hieromatyrs, December 10; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 11; Vladimir, Alexander, Jacob priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 13; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 14; Arcadius, bishop of Bezhetsk, and Elias, Paul, Theodosius, Vladimir, and Alexander, Peter priests, New Hieromartyrs, Makarius the Martyr, December 16; Peter and John, priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 17; Thaddeus (Uspensky), archbishop of Tver, Nicholas archbishop of Velikoustiuzh, James, John, Vladimir, and Nicolas the priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 18;Sergius the Hieromartyr, December 21; Leonidas bishop of Mariysk, Andrew (Ukhtomsky), bishop of Ufa, Alexander priest, Anthisa, Makaria and Valentina December 26; Martyr Antonina, December 27; Hieromartyrs Theoctistus, Leonid priests, December 28; Michael Hieromartyr priest December 31;
- January: Alexander, archbishop of Samara and with him John, Alexander, John, Alexander, Trophime, Viacheslav, Basil and James priests, New Hieromartyrs, January 1; Matthew, Martyr January 5; Paphnutius, Martyr, January 7; Demetrius, Vladimir priests hieromartyrs, Michael Martyr January 8; Anatolius, Metropolitan of Odessa, New Hieromartyr, January 10; Paul the priest, hieromartyr, January 17, Vladimir, Nicholas, Sergius Alexander priests, New Hieromartyrs, January 18; Elias the priest, New Hieromartyr, January 21; John, Nicholas, Jacob, Peter, John, John, John and Euthymius priest, new hieromartyrs, January 22; Seraphim the new mieromartyr, martyrs Evdokia, Ecaterine and Militsa, January 23; Stephen priest, martyr Boris, January 25; Ignatius bishop of Skopinsk, Arcadius, Vladimir and Bartholomeus the hieromartyrs, and John and Olga the Martyrs, January 28;
- February: Nicholas the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 1; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, and Michael the Martyr, February 2; John, Timothy priests, New Hieromartyrs, and Vladimir, Martyr, February 3; Eustaphius, John, Alexander, Sergius, John, Theodora, Aleksander, Nicholas, Alexis, Nicholas, Alexis, Alexander, Arcadius, Boris, Michael, Nicholas, Alexis, Andrew, Demetrius, John, Peter priests, the New Hieromartyrs, Martyrs Seraphim, Rafaila, Anna, Catherine, John, Basil, Demetrius, Theodore, and Demetrius, February 4; Matushka Agatha of Bielorussia, New Martyrs, February 5; Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 6; Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 7; Simeon, Andrew, Sergius and Peter, priests and the New Hieromartyrs, February 8; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 9; Anatole (Greesiuk), metropolitan of Odessa, the New Martyr, February 10; Hieromartyr Theodosius priest, January 11; Zosimas, Nicholas, Basil, John, Leontius, Vladimir, Parthenius, John, John, Michael priests hieromartyrs, and Martyrs Paul, Anna, Vera and Irina, February 13; Tryphon the deacon, New Hieromartyr, February 14; Nicholas, Alexis, Alexis the priests and Simeon the deacon, New Hieromartyrs, Paul and Sophia the martyrs, February 15; Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 16; Michael and Paul the priests and New Hieromartyrs, February 17; Benjamin the hieromonk, Hieromartyr, February 18; Nicholas the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 20; Constantine priest, Paul deacon the Hieromartyrs and Olga the Martyr, February 21; Michael, John, Victor, John, Sergius, Andrew priests, Sergius and Antipa the New Hieromartyrs, Parasceva, Stephen, Elizabeth, Irina and Barbara the martyrs, February 22; Alexis, Nicholas priests and New Hieromartyrs, and Sergius Martyr, February 23; Alexander, the priest, Mstislava, the martyrs, February 25; John, bishop of Rylsk and John the priest, New Hieromartyrs, February 26; Peter the priest and Hieromartyr, Martyr Michael, February 27;
- March: Basil, Peter, John, Benjamin, Michael priests and New Hieromartyrs, Anthony, Anna, Daria, Eudokia, Alexandra, Basil, Nadezhda the martyrs, March 1; Martha and Michael the martyrs, March 3; Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, March 4; John the priest, Mardarius and Theopanethe New Hieromartyrs, March 5; Nilus, Matrona, Mary, Eudocia, Ecaterina, Antonina, Nadezhda, Xenia, and Anna the martyrs, March 7; Michael, Alexis, Demetrius, Sergius, Sergius priests and Nicholas deacon, Iosaph, New Hieromartyrs and Natalia and Alexandra the martyrs, March 9; Demetrius, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 10; John the priest and Vladimir the New Hieromartyrs, March 12; Michael priest and New Hieromartyr, March 13; Demetrius, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 15; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, Natalia the Virgin-martyr, March 18; Matrona, saint, March 19; Basil the deacon, New Hieromartyr, March 20; Theodore Pozdeyev, Archbishop, New Martyr, March 21; Basil, Stephen priests, the New Hieromartyr, Anastasia, Alexis, James, the New Martyrs, March 23; Basil, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 28; John, priest New Hieromartyr, March 31;
- April: Sergius the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 1; Flegont the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 10; Nicholas the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 11; Sergius the New Hieromartyr, priest, April 12; Alexis, priest and New Hieromartyr, April 21; Sergius the Martyr, April 24, Sergius the Martyr, April 25; Mary the martyr, April 27; Anna the martyr, April 28;
- May: Nina the martyr, May 1; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 9; Pachomius, archbishop of Chernigov, New Hieromartyrs, May 15; Onuphrius, archbishop of Kursk; Anthony, bishop of Belgorod, and with him priests Metrophan, Alexander, Michael, Matthew, Hippolytus, Nicholas, Basil, Nicholas, Maxim, Alexander, Paul, and Paul, the New Hieromartyrs and Martyrs Michael and Gregory, May 19; John the deacon, New Hieromartyr, and martyr Andrew, May 29;
- June: Michael the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 3; Onuphrius the bishop, New hieromartyr, June 12; Nicholas, Alexander, Paul priests and Nicholas deacon, New Hieromartyrs, June 14; Nicanor, Basil, Alexander, Basil and Sergius the priests, New Hieromartyrs, June 18; Alexis, Paul and Nicholas priests, Ionna, New Hieromartyrs, June 21; Theodore and Gabriel the New Hieromartyrs, June 22; Sebastiana, the martyr, June 28;
- July: Peter the deacon, new hieromartyr, July 15; Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 20; Peter, priest, New Hieromartyr, July 21; Andrew the martyr, July 23; Alexis priest, and Pachomius, New Hieromartyr, July 29;
- August: Nicholas, priest and New Hieromartyr, August 3; John, deacon, New Hieromartyr, August 5 Dimitry (Lyubimov), archbishop of Gdov, Sergius (Tikhomirov), the priest, New Hieromartyrs August 6; Basil, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 7; Nicodemus (Krotov), archbishop of Kostroma and Galich, New Hieromartyr, August 8; Vladimir, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 20; Vladimir Moschansky, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 25; Peter, priest, and Gregory, priest confessor, New Hieromartyrs, August 26; Ignatius (Lebedev), Schema-archimandrite of St. Peter's Monastery, New Hieromartyr, August 30; Demetrius, New Hieromartyr, August 31;
- September: Andronicus, New Hieromartyr, September 9, Warus, bishop of Lipetsk, New Hieromartyr, September 10; Silouan the Athonite, Venerable monk at the Monastery of St. Panteleimon, September 24; John, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 21; Leonidas the priest, New Hieromartyr, September 30;
- October: Ismael Rozhdestvensky, Archpriest in Strelna (St. Petersburg), New Hieromartyr, October 1; Maximilian the New Hieromartyr, October 14; Alexis, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 16; Peter the priest, New Martyr, October 24; Innocent the New Hieromartyr, October 31;
- November: Evdokia the Virgin-martyr, November 3; Basil, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 6; Demetrius, Martyr, November 16; Nicholas the Martyr, November 25; Paraskeva, Virgin-Martyr, November 28;
- December: Mary, Virgin-martyr, December 2; Nicholas and Alexis priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 10; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 13; Hieromartyrs Demetrius and Theodore priests December 22; Hieromartyr Nicetas bishop of Belevsk, December 21; Hieromartyrs Basil priest, Macarius and John, December 23; Isaac II (Bobrikov, the Younger), venerable archimandrite of Optina Monastery, December 26; Gregory priest, Hieromartyr, and martyrs Augusta and Mary, Agrippina, December 26; Hieromartyr Aretha priest, December 28; Peter, Martyr, December 31;
- 1939 Nicholas the priest, Hieromartyr, January 4; Basil, priest, Hieromartyr, January 7; Eugene the Schemamonk of Bielorussia, February 5; Parasceva, Martyr, March 26; John the Martyr, March 28; Eudocia the Martyr, April 7; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 9; Peter, priest and New Hieromartyr, May 14; Tavrion the New Hieromartyr, May 25; Peter the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 27; Theogenes, New Hieromartyr, June 30; Aleksander, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 27; Nicander the priest, New Hieromartyr, September 24; Vladimir, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 26;
- 1940 John, Martyr January 7; Theodore the Martyr, January 19; Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, January 20; Michael, New Hieromartyr and priest, March 15; John, priest, New Hieromartyr, April 23; Alexander archbishop of Kharkov, New Hieromartyr, May 11; Damjan (Damian) Strbac of Grahovo, Serbia, New Hieromartyr, May 18; Basil, priest, New Hieromartyr, and martyr Vera, June 1; Demetrius, priest, New Hieromartyr, June 13; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, June 25; Gregory the deacon, New Hieromartyr, June 28; Milan Popovic of Rmanj, Serbia, New Hieromartyr, June 30; Vladimir, priest, New Hieromartyr, August 27; Theodore, New Hieromartyr, October 1; Leontius the deacon, Hieromartyr, December 21; Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 12; Theodore, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 14; Bassian confessor, archbishop of Tambov, December 14;
1940 to 1949
- 1941 Paul priest, Hieromartyr, January 4; Michael the confessor, priest, January 8; Paramon, Righteous of Belorussia, February 5; Andrew the Martyr, February 22; Sophia Schema-abbess in Kiev, New Martyr, March 22, Martha the martyr, April 13; Alexander the confessor, priest, April 14; Sava of Gornji Karlovac, Serbia, []; Branko of Veljusa, Serbia, hieromartyr, April 24; John, priest and New Hieromartyr, April 27; Nicholas the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 3; Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague, martyred by Nazis; Platon of Banja Luka, May 5; Vukasin, Martyr of Serbia, May 16; Valentine the New Hieromartyr, May 19; Milan Banjac and Milan Golubovic of Drvar, Serbia, New Hieromartyrs, May 26; Sava, bishop of Upper Karlovci, new Hieromartyr, June 4; George of Serbia, new hieromartyr, July 4; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, July 27; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, July 31; Raphael of Sisatovac, Serbia, Hieromartyr, August 21; Petar (Zimonjić) of Dabar-Bosna, September 4; John the Martyr, September 17; Nicholas the confessor, priest, September 25; Leonid the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 29; Leonidthe priest New Hieromartyr, October 30 (?); Peter the Martyr, November 1; Ismail, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 4; Olga the Virgin-martyr, November 10; Sergius, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 14; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 28; Sergius, priest, New Hieromartyr, November 29; Dositheus, Metropolitan of Zagreb, Confessor, December 31; Gennadius, New Hieromartyr, December 5; Peter and Basil priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 7; Sergius Mechev of Moscow, Priest, New Martyr, December 9; John, priest, New Hieromartyr, December 11; Emilian and Basil, priests, New Hieromartyrs, December 13; Hieromartyr Đorđe (George) Bogić, a parish priest of Našice
- 1941-45 Croatian Catholic Ustasa terrorists kill 500,000 Orthodox Serbs, expel 250,000 and force 250,000 to convert to Catholicism; Momcilo Grgurevic, Dobroslav Blazenovic, Milan Bozic, Mihailo Djusic, Jovan Zecevic, Bozidar Jovic, Bogdan Lalic, Trifun Maksimovic, Velimir Mijatovic, Bozidar Minic, Miladin Minic, Marko Popovic, Dimitrije Rajanovic, Budimir Sokolovic, Relja Spahic, Lazar Culibrk, Savo Siljac, Savo Skaljka, Milorad Vukojicic, Ratomir Jankovic, Mihailo Jevdjevic, Dusan Prijovic, Dobrosav Sokovic, Nestor Trkulja, Serafim Dzaric, Andrija Siljak, Slobodan Siljak, and Jovan Rapajic, New Hieromartyrs of Serbia, July 11; Simo Banjac and Milan Stojisavljevic and his son Martyr Milan of Glamoc, Serbia, New Hieromartyrs, July 21; Vukosav Milanovic and Rodoljub Samardzic of Kulen Bakufa, New Hieromartyrs, Serbia, July 25; New Martyrs of Jasenovac (Serbia), August 31;
- 1942 John, January 6; Michael, priest, Hieromartyr, January 15; Alexandra and Michael the martyrs, February 5; Alexis the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 7, Alexander the priest, New Hieromartyr, February 8; Philaret the New Hieromartyr, February 22; Alexander, priest and New Hieromartyr, March 1; Vladimir the Martyr, March 8; Victor the priest and New Hieromartyr, March 17; Gabriel the New Martyr, April 9; Demetrius the Martyr, April 10; Theodore, priest, New Hieromartyr, April 17; Tamara the martyr, April 18; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 19; Demetrius the Martyr, April 22; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 4; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 18; Michael, priest and New Hieromartyr, May 22; Hermogenas the Martyr, May 28; Basil the priest, New Hieromartyr, May 30; Barlaam Riaschentsov the priest, new hieromartyr, June 8; Joanikije (Lipovac) of Montenegro, July 20; Nicetas the new martyr, June 21; Alexis, deacon, New Hieromartyr, July 1; Nicholas the confessors, priest, July 24; Theodore Tonkovid, priest of Lovets (Pskov), New Hieromartyr, July 25, Ignatius of Jablechna (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), new hieromartyr, July 28; Basil (Preobrazhensky), bishop of Kineshma, New Hieromartyr, August 13; Ignatius, New Martyr, August 21; Gorazd of Prague, Bohemia and Moravo-Cilezsk, Martyr, August 22, Helen, the Virgin-Martyr, September 4; Alexander, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 9; Nicolas, deacon, Hieromartyr, September 11 Sergius, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 16 Basil, priest, New Hieromartyr, September 21; Nicholas, priest, New Hieromartyr, October 7; Barlaam, the New Hieromartyr, October 8; Demetrius the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 15; John the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 16; Euphrosyne the Venerable, October 23; Mathew the priest, New Hieromartyr, October 30; Sergius, deacon, New Hieromartyr, November 3; Elias Fondaminskii, priest, murdered by Nazis, November 6; Theoctista, the Virgin-martyr, November 10; Boris, New Hieromartyr, November 12; Gregory (Peradze) of Georgia, Archimandrite, who suffered in Auschwitz, Poland; (b 1899), New Martyr, November 23; Boris, Marty, December 2; Sergius, deacon, New Hieromartyr, and Virgin-martyr Vera, December 18; Hieromartyr Sergius priest December 24.
- 1943 Paul the priest, New Hieromartyr, January 9; Sergius the priest and New Hieromartyr, March 12; John the Martyr, April 4; James the priest, New Hieromartyr, April 6; Sergius Zacharczuk Priest of Nabroz (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, April 23; Nicolas the deacon, New Hieromartyr, May 4; Nicolas, priest, New Hieromartyr, June 5; Pelagia the Martyr, June 17; Theodore the New martyr, July 6; Alexander Schmorell, July 13; Paul Szwajko the Priest and Joanna the Presbytera, of Graboviec (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), August 15; Miracle of the Theotokos in Orchomenos September 10; Alexandra, Virgin-martyr, September 17; Seraphim (Zagorovsky), confessor Hieromonk of Kharkov, Martyr, September 30;
- 1943-44 Hundreds of Orthodox priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church eliminated, tortured and drowned by Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists - Ukrainian Rebel Army, aided by Uniate Metr. Josyf Slipyj who was a spiritual leader of Nazi military units that were later condemned by the Nuremberg tribunal, and who was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for aiding the UPA.
- 1944 Ekvtime (Kereselidze) Confessor of Georgia, January 20; Demetrius Klepinine, priest in Paris, died at Ravensbruck prison camp, Germany, hieromartyr, January 27; Leo Korobczuk, priest in Laskov (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, February 25; Nicholas Holz, Priest in Novosiolki (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, March 20; Peter Ochryzko, Priest in Chartoviec (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, March 28; Macarius the schema-bishop of ‘’St. Macarius the Roman’’ Monastery, near Lezna, New Hieromartyr, April 1; Pelagea the martyr, June 13; Joh the Martyr, June 30; George Skobtsov, martyr, son of St. Maria Skobtsova, July 20; Pelagia, New Hieromartyr, October 21
- 1945-90 Persecution of the Orthodox Church in Albania.
- 1945 Mary, Virgin-martyr, January 12; Dositheus, Metropolitan of Zagreb, January 13; Stephen the Martyr, January 30; Maria Skobtsova, venerable nun, who suffered at Ravensbruck, in northern Germany, March 18; Basil Martysz, Protopresbyter in Teratyn (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, April 21; Ioannicus, metropolitan of Montenegro and Littoral June 4; Arseny (Chagovtsov) of Winnipeg, October 4; Basil, bishop of Kineshma, New Hieromartyr, July 31; Khionia the confessor, October 4;
- 1946 Seraphim, New Hieromartyr, August 24;
- 1948 Sergius Serebriansky, archbishop and confessor, March 23; Savvas the New of Kalymnos, April 7; Nicholas, confessor, priest, November 18; Anna and Tatiana, confessors, December 10;
1950 to 1959
- 1951 John the confessors, priest, July 24;
- 1952 Wonder-worker Matrona the Blind (b. 1885) of Moscow, April 19; Demetrius, confessor, priest, August 27; Paraskeva, Venerable confessor, November 22;
- 1953 Euthymius (Taqaishvili) the Man of God of Tbilisi, January 3; Peter the Deacon, New Hieromartyr, September 3;
- 1954 Thecla the confessor, December 10;
- 1955 Nicholas, mitropolitan confessor of Alma-Ata, New Hieromartyr, October 12
- 1958 Anna, Venerable confessor, December 10. Elder Sophrony (Sakharov) seeks a monastic life in Essex of London
- 1959 Elder Joseph the Hesychast (1898-1959); Elder George (Karslidis) of Drama (1901-1959), November 4; Gabriel the venarable confessor, October 5;
1960 to 1969
- 1960 Symeon of the Pskov Caves, Venerable, January 5; George-John (Mkheidze) of Georgia, January 21; Anthimus of Chios February 15; John (Iacob) the Romanian (the Chozebite) August 5; Gregory, confessor, December 3;
- 1961 John the confessor, venerable, January 14; Canonisation of Kosmas the Aetolian April 20; Luke, hierarch-surgeon of Simferopol and Crimea, confessor, (b. 1877), June 11; Alexander, Venerable, confessor, August 14;
- 1962 Athanasius (Sakharov) the Confessor, bishop of Kovrov, October 15;
- 1963 Matrona the Confessor of Diveyevo, October 25;
- 1964 Synaxis of the Saints of Rostov established by resolution of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church March 10, May 23; Kuksha of Odessa, (b. 1875), venerable confessor, December 11; Varnava (Nastic) of Bosnia, New Hiero-confessor, November 12; Elder Gervasius of Patras (1877-1964) ,
- 1966 Sebastian, Elder of Optina and Karaganda, April 6; John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Fransisco, July 2. Ieronymos of Aegina, (b. 1883), blessed, October 3;
- 1967 Iraida the confessor, July 25; Glorification of venerable Arsenius of Paros by the Patriarchate of Constantinople, August 18.
- 1968 Venerable Eutropia Isayenkova of Kherson in Crimea, d. 105 yo March 29.
1970 to 1979
- 1970 Elder Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos (+1970); Archpriest Stefan Wu Zhiquan ., the new martyr.
- 1971 Venerable Amphilochius of Pochaev, schema-monk dies January 1 (FD:April 29), the feast of All Evrytanian Saints established by the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, celebrated last Sunday of August.
- 1972 Leonty (Stasevich) of Ivanovo, Venerable, January 27; Leontius of Tarnopol and Jablechna (Poland), New Hieromartyr, January 27; Peter Cheltsov, Archpriest in Smolensk, Hiero-confessor, August 30;
- 1979 Mathushka Olga Michael, November 8; Justin Popovich, March 25; Archimandrite Philoumenos, November 16;
1980 to 1989
- 1980 Elder Philotheos (Zervakos) of Paros (1884-1980).
- 1983 Elder Arsenios the Cave-Dweller of Mt. Athos.
- 1987 Glorification of Silouan the Athonite (d. 1938) by Ecumenical Patriarchate.
1990 to 1999
- 1971 Amphilochius of Pochayiv January 1, canonised 11 May 2002
- 1991 Elder Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) the Kapsokalivite; (Evangelos (Bairaktaris)), February 7; Elder Iacovos (Tsalikis) of Euboea (1920-1991)
- 1992 Gabrielia (Papayannis) and Chrysanthi of Andros. Theodora of Sihla (Theodora of the Carpathians) glorified.
- 1993 Schemanun Macaria of Temkino d. June 6 or 18?; New Martyrs of Optina Pustyn; Canonization of Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna. Elder Sophrony (Sakharov), Essex of London July 11.
- 1994 Elder Paisios (Eznepidis) of Mt. Athos, July 12.
- 1995 Eldress Macrina of Volos (1921-1995); Gerasimos (Papadopoulos) of Abydos, June 12.
- 1997 Myrrh and fragrance appear on the tomb of Apostle Luke Thebes, Greece, December 22.
- 1998 Elder Ephraim of Katounakia; Second uncovering of the holy relics of Tikhon of Zadonsk, Bp. of Voronezh, March 22.
2000 to 2009
- Daniel 10:4
- Saint Ioachim and Anna brought gifts to the Lord's temple in Jerusalem on the yearly Feast of the Dedication (Hanukkah) and Feast of Lights (c.f. Macc 4:52-59; 2 Macc 10:5).
- St. Ioachim lived for 80 years and Anna for 79. They lived for around seven years after Mary was dedicated, making the holy Theotokos around 10 when they reposed.
- Paul Stephenson. "Translations from Byzantine Sources: The Imperial Centuries, c.700-1204: John Skylitzes, "Synopsis Historion": The Year 6508, in the 13th Indiction: the Byzantine dating system". November 2006.
- European folklore has maintained the names of the Magi to be Balthasar, Melchior, and Gaspar (or Caspar)
- The Syrian "Book of the Bee" suggests the names of the Nativity Sheperds to be Asher, Zebulun, Justus, Nicodemus, Joseph, Barshabba, and Jose.
- The apocryphal account, "The History of Joseph", a 4th century document the last years of Joseph's life. According to St. Epiphanios of Cyprus (c315-403), the Elder Joseph lived to a profound old age, having entered into rest at the age of one hundred and ten years old. He reposed just before Christ entered His public ministry to preach the Gospel
- The Ministry of St. John the Baptist begins in the "15th year of Tiberius" (Luke 3:1-2). He preaches, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near" (Matt 3:1-2) and baptising Christ in the Jordan (Mark 1:4-11)
- Quoting Isaiah 61:1-2), the Savior proclaimed, "The spirit of the Lord is upon me; because He has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent me to proclaim release to captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord…" This scene is depicted in a Vatican manuscript (Vatican, Biblioteca. Cod. Gr. 1613, p.1).
- The three year ministry of Christ includes the appointment of the Twelve Apostles, Sermon on the Mount, miracles, transfiguration, etc
- The execution of Saint John the Baptist has been recorded in "Antiquitates Judaicae" in Latin published by the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about 93 or 94 AD, 18.5.2
- 30AD is thought to be the most accurate dating of the death, resurrection and Pentecost amongst academics and has been used for this article in lieu of 33AD.
- At the time of her death tradition states she was in her early fifties.
- The Great Synaxaristes
- Gamaliel is celebrated as a Pharisee doctor of Jewish Law, who was the teacher of Apostle Paul; the author of the Book of Acts portrays Gamaliel with great respect (Acts 5:34, 22:3)
- According to tradition, Hierotheus was present with St. Dionysius the Areopagite at the Dormition of the Theotokos. Tradition is not clear whether he is the first Bishop of Athens since other traditions place Dionysius in this role.
- Apostle Andrew is traditionally thought to have been martyred in Achaia at Patras by cruxifixion.
- The death of James the Just is also recorded in "Antiquitates Judaicae" published by the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, 20.9.1
- Source: w:First Martyrs of the Church of Rome
- Noble Roman ladies, disciples of the Apostles Paul and Peter, whose bodies they buried. They were martyred under Nero.
- A virgin martyred in Terni in Italy at the same time as Bishop Valentine.
- The first bishop of Rome. A disciple of the Apostle Paul, he was one of the Seventy and is mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:21. He was bishop for twelve years and is venerated as a martyr.
- An aged woman who welcomed the Apostle Peter in Naples and was miraculously healed by him. In her turn she convered St. Aspren who became the first Bishop of Naples.
- A matron from Rome baptised by the Apostle Peter who converted her husband and her son, St. Nazarius. Her relics are enshrined in Milan and Cremona in Italy.
- Dating by Anti-Marcionite Prologue to the Gospel of Luke.
- The slave who ran away from his master Philemon and was converted by St. Paul in Rome and was the occasion of the Apostle's letter to Philemon.
- By tradition he was consecrated first Bishop of Catania in Sicily by the Apostle Peter, with whom he had travelled from Antioch. He reposed in extreme old age.
- By tradition ordained by the Apostle Peter as first pastor of Fiesole, he was martyred with several companions under Domitian
- By tradition he was a priest martyred in Rome, perhaps under Domitian.
- The disciple that St. Paul greets in Romans 16:13.
- By tradition, a Galilean and the first bishop, and also martyr, of the Abruzzi in Italy.
- Brother of the Emperor Vespasian and uncle of Titus and Domitian, whose niece, Flavia Domitilla, he married. In 95AD he held a consular office together with Domitian. The following year Domitian beheaded him for the Christian faith.
- The date is uncertain. Early sources noted that he died a natural death, perhaps in Greece. A tradition dated from the ninth century tells of his martyrdom in Crimea in 102 by drowning when thrown overboard from a boat with a ship’s anchor tied to him.
- They belonged to the circle of Flavia Domitilla, whome they accompanied in exile to the island of Ponza. Eventually they retured to Rome and were martyred under Trajan.
- Pretorian soldiers, by tradition baptised by the Apostle Peter, and exiled with Flavia Domitilla to Pontia and later to Terracina in Italy
- A missionary in Spain in the Apostolic Age
- Account of the miracle that occured at his grave: When over 100 years old, St. John took seven disciples outside of Ephesus and had them dig a grave in the shape of a cross. St. John then went into the grave, and the disciples buried him there, alive. Later on, when his grave was opened, St. John’s body was not there. ‘On May 8 of each year, dust rises up from his grave, by which the sick are healed of various diseases.’
- The Holy Apostle Zenas of the Seventy, a disciple and co-worker with the first-ranked Apostle Paul, was called a lawyer, since he was a learned man and led juridical matters in church courts. He is mentioned in the Epistle of the holy Apostle Paul to Titus (Titus 3:13): "Help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their way; see that they lack nothing." Afterwards, St Zenas became bishop of the city of Diospolis (or Lydda) in Palestine.
- The crucifixion of Symeon possibly includes Jewish involvement: From Eusebius' Church History 3.32.4: "And the same writer says that his accusers also, when search was made for the descendants of David, were arrested as belonging to that family." Sidenote 879: "This is a peculiar statement. Members of the house of David would hardly have ventured to accuse Symeon on the ground that he belonged to that house. The statement is, however, quite indefinite. We are not told what happened to these accusers, nor indeed that they really were of David’s line, although the ὡσ€ν with which Eusebius introduces the charge does not imply any doubt in his own mind, as Lightfoot quite rightly remarks. It is possible that some who were of the line of David may have accused Symeon, not of being a member of that family, but only of being a Christian, and that the report of the occurrence may have become afterward confused."
- The account of Scillitan Martyrs is based on trial records, though it has been embellished with miraculous and apocryphal material.
- "At Rome, commemoration of Saint Susanna, in whose name, which was mentioned among the martyrs in ancient lists, the basilica of the titular church of Gaius at the Baths of Diocletian was dedicated to God in the sixth century." Martyrologium Romanum (Libreria Editrice Vaticana 2001 ISBN 88-209-7210-7)
- There relics are venerated in the non-Orthodox Holy Trinity church in Lyon, France.
- The holy relics of Euplus of Catania are in the village of Vico della Batonia, near Naples.
- Sts. Anicetus and Photius are mentioned in the prayers for the Blessing of Oil and the Lesser Blessing of Water (BOOK OF NEEDS, 1987, p. 230).
- The accuracy of the dating is in question; some sources state that there were actually two Adrians martyred at Nicomedia, one under Diocletian, and one under Licinius. Saint Hadrian shares a feast day with his wife on September 8; he also has feast day alone on March 4 and August 26.
- Lives of the Saints for the Whole Year by St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain (18th century)
- According to the Coptic Orthodox Synaxarium this date is 392. He was ninety-seven years old.
- Maximilian, Iamblicus, Martinian, John, Dionysius, Exacustodianus (Constantine) and Antoninus.
- Famous for how many children he had
- Passarion founded a monastery in Jerusalem. He was a chorepiskopos and a converser with St. Euthymius the Great.
- Saint Cloud was ordained a priest by Bishop Eusebius of Paris in 551.
- It is implied that Caedmon lived at Streonæshalch during Hilda’s abbacy (657–680). Book IV Chapter 25 of the Historia ecclesiastica appears to suggest that Cædmon’s death occurred at about the same time as the fire at Coldingham Abbey, an event dated in the E-text of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle to 679, but after 681 by Bede.
- Saint Anastasius of Sinai should not be confused with Saint Anastasius I of Antioch also called Anastasius of Sinai and venerated on the same day. They lived in separate centuries.
- Andrew of Crete: Church historians are divided on the date of his death. Some suggest 712 and others 726.
- Basil the Confessor is not to be confused with Basil the Confessor the companion of the venerable Procopius at Decapolis who is commemorated February 28.
- Barlaam of the Kiev Caves was glorified in the 11th century.
- Anthony of the Kiev Caves was glorified in the 11th century.
- The miracles of this icon were described by St. Demetrius of Rostov
- Saint Alexander Nevsky was recognised as a saint by the Church of Russia in 1547.
- Canonised in 1452.
- See Fall of Constantinople
- St. Evfimy's life appeared in a menion as early as 1494 and he was formally canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church's Moscow Council of 1549.
- OCA date him to 1460, however, the List of Patriarch has a Niphon II dated later than this period. These dates will require confirmation.
- St. Daniel the Hermit was officially glorified by the Synod of the Church of Romania in 1992.
- Artemius of Verkola was a twelve year old struck by lightning in a field. His relics were taken to the church of St. Nicholas in 1577,
- Buried at the church of the holy Princes Boris and Gleb. In an encyclical of 1547, Metropolitan Macarius enjoined "the singing and celebration at Moscow for the new Wonderworker Maximus, Fool-for-Christ." after miraculous healings began to occur.
- St. Cornelius of the Pskov Caves martyrdom is recorded in the old manuscripts of the Trinity-Sergiev Lavra
- According to the synaxarion of the Ormylia monastery, Athanasius of Brest-Litovsk was decapitated by the Polish-Lithuanian government persecutors and his corpse thrown into a pit. It was found some time later incorrupt.
- The relics of Athanasius of Attalia are buried in the church of St. Paraskevi in Smyrna.
- Authenticity of this event include historical notes by the great saint, Athanasius of Paros.
- Metr. Antimos of Iberia glorified by Church of Romania in 1992 and later by Church of Georgia.
- Saint Innocent of Irkutsk (1680-1731) is the first bishop of Irkutsk in central Siberia.
- Athanasius studied under Athanasius Paros in Thessaloniki and became a monk. Not willing to convert to the Islamic faith, he was hung and buried near the Church of St. Paraskeve
- St. Kosmas of Aetolia (b. Aetolia, Greece 1714-1779) is a prophet, New Hieromartyr and Equal to the Apostles
- From Witnesses For Christ: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs of the Ottoman Period 1437-1860 by Nomikos Michael Vaporis, pp. 306-307.
- The Names of these fathers are: Monk Michael (subjected to the harshest tortures), Otar (stabbed), Hieromonk Gerontius (beheaded), Hieromonk Serapion (beheaded), Monk Herman (stabbed in stomach) and 18 year old Simeon (beheaded) by the Dagestani army.
- Account and date witnessed by the Hieromonk Isaac of Gaenati in 1853.
- Saint Ambrose of Optina was canonised in 1988 by the local council of the Russian Orthodox Church
- Alexander (Okropiridze) of Guria and Samegrelo, saint of the Church of Georgia
- Metropolitan and ethnomartyr Chrysostomos (Kalafatis) of Smyrna was canonise in 1993
- Saint Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia was glorified by the Church of Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate) in 2001. His relics are in Iza of the Ukraine.
Twentyfirst century (2001-Present)
- 2004 In September, a helicopter carrying Patr. Petros VII (Papapetrou) of Alexandria along with 16 others (including 3 other bishops of the Church of Alexandria) crashed into the Aegean Sea while en route to the monastic community of Mount Athos with no survivors.
- 2007 Protopresbyter Elias Wen.
- 2008 Abp. Christodoulos (Paraskevaides) of Athens.
- 2009 Hieromartyr Patr. Cyril Lucaris of Constantinople glorified June 27 by the Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Patriarchate; Joseph of Vatopedi, d. June 30.
- 2011 Glorification of St. Ephraim of Nea Makri by the Ecumenical Patriarchate on March 5; Venerable Eutropia Isayenkova of Kherson (+1968) in Crimea glorified a local saint by the Ukranian Orthodox Chuch, August 9.
- Sources and literature relating to the Apostolic Age
- The Canonical books of the New Testament;
- The post-Apostolic and Patristic writings;
- Apocryphal and Heretical literature;
- Jewish Sources such as:
- The "Acts of the Martyrs." Cross, F.L., ed. The Oxford dictionary of the Christian church. New York: Oxford University press. 2005.
- Accredited Orthodox historians
- Father John Meyendorff:
- "The Byzantine Legacy in the Orthodox Church"
- "Rome-Constantinople-Moscow Historical and Theological Studies"
- List of Orthodox Saints
- http://www.orthodox.net/links/saints-by-name.html - List of Orthodox Saints, organised Alphabetically
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