Category:Akindynos, Pegasios, and Anempodistos
Commemorated on November 2nd Sts Akindynos, Pegasios, Aphthonios, Elpidephoros, and Anempodistos of Persia
These Martyrs contested in Persia about the year 330, in the reign of Sapor (Shapur) II, King of Persia (325-379). Akindynos, Pegasios, and Anempodistos, Persian Christians, confessed Christ before the King, and were put to many torments. Aphthonius and Elpidephoros, drawn to the Faith of Christ through the Martyrs, were beheaded with another 7000. Saints Akindynos, Pegasios, and Anempodistos were at last burned to death. Two churches were dedicated in their honour in Constantinople. As is often the case in church hymns, there is a play on the meanings of the Saints' names here. Akindynos means "unimperilled"; Pegasios is derived from pegazo ("to gush forth"); Aphthonios is derived from aphthonos ("abundant"); Elpidephoros means "hope-bearing"; Anempodistos means "unhindered". These are all Greek translations of their Persian names.
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