Athinugenis The Martyr

The Romanian Church celebrates the birth of this theological martyr St. Athinugenis Athenogenes on 18 January, and the memorial day of his Martyrdom on the July 16, as St. Gregorios the enlightened fixed this date in Armenia.Some people believed that this Saint was born in Besbstih Armenia and was ordinated a bishop. His martryrdom was about 305 AD with ten of his disciples in the days of Emperor Dekladianos. He threw him in the fire. While in fire he praised the HOLY SPIRIT byhis own edited praise. This was to show his joy to the HOLY SPIRIT for Granting him the Gift of Martyrdom. St. Basilios the great wrote an article about the Holy Spirit and in (F-73) he specifically mentioned this praise saying : "If one knows the praise of Athinugenis which was to expedite the perfect completness as a kind of farewell gift to his friends by his Martyrdom in fire , he knows what was the thought of the Martyrs in relation to the Spirit" May the Blessing of his prayers be with all of us AMEN

Arabic biography source of: Athinugenis The Martyr
Translated by: Maged (servant of the LORD)
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