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Day of the Three Archbishops

In Greece during the 11th century there was a controversy over which of the three archbishops—Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, or John Chrysostom—was the greatest saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. In 1081, Bishop John of Galatia reported that the three saints had appeared to him in a vision to say that they were equal in the eyes of God; their equality is celebrated on this day. Greek schools hold special exercises in honor of the saints, who supported the classical Greek tradition at a time when many were opposed to all non-Christian literature. More...
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Day of the Three Archbishops
In Greece during the 11th century there was a controversy over which of the three archbishops—Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, or John Chrysostom—was the greatest saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. In 1081, Bishop John of Galatia reported that the three saints had appeared to him in a vision to say that they were equal in the eyes of God; their equality is celebrated on this day. Greek schools hold special exercises in honor of the saints, who supported the classical Greek tradition at a time when many were opposed to all non-Christian literature.
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They had better strengthen their military capabilities in order to stop the territorial expansion of the Ottomans, which eventually led to the fall of Constantinople. Which "saint" is greater is something very insubstantial.
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In Greece during the 11th century there was a controversy over which of the three archbishops—Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, or John Chrysostom—was the greatest saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. In 1081, Bishop John of Galatia reported that the three saints had appeared to him in a vision to say that they were equal in the eyes of God; their equality is celebrated on this day. Greek schools hold special exercises in honor of the saints, who supported the classical Greek tradition at a time when many were opposed to all non-Christian literature.
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