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Re: [orthodox-synod] The Great Earthquake

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  • Theodora
    Thank you Theodora ... From: Matthew Williams
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 8, 2001
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      Thank you Theodora
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Matthew Williams" <matthew@...>
      > From the Prologue:
      > Commemoration of the great Earthquake in Constantinople.
      > In the time of the Emperor Leo the Isaurian, in 740, there was a
      > terrifying and long-lasting earthquake in Constantinople. The people
      > realised that this was God's punishment for their sins, and entreated the
      > most holy Mother of God and St Dimitrios with great penitence, until God
      > had mercy and the earthquake ended.
      > Matthew Williams
      > PS: You can find the readings from the Prologue for the current date at
      > http://www.stmaryofegypt.org
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