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 Apollonius of Tyana: The Wandering Spiritual Alchemist of the First Century.
Apollonius felt that he was invested with the mission of setting off to seek reinterpret the ancient wisdom for his generation, find the new words and bring them back.
Apollonius was a sincere man who labored to separate the spiritual essence of his being and unite it with the divine spirit.
Apollonius had no difficulty in escaping Nero's persecution of philosophers, and his admirers said that when confronted with the tribunal that was to try him, he was able, through his Hermetic art, to erase the writing on the document on which his indictment was written.
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 Apollonius of Tyanna
Apollonius of Tyanna, a Pythagorean philosopher and contemporary of the Jesus Christ of the Gospels.
Apollonius, said by legend to be the son of Proteus, a shape shifting God found in the writings of Homer.
Followers of Apollonius claimed that he was the son of Proteus, a god of the sea, not nearly as popular as Poseidon or Oceanus, he was better known as their servant.
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 Saint Apollonius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Apollonius (died around 186) is a 2nd century Christian martyr and apologist who is not to be confused with Apollinaris Claudius, an apologist of the same time frame.
Apollonius converted to Christianity some time around the last years of Aurelius, and some time around 186 one of Apollonius's slaves, a man named Severus, formally accused his master of being Christian (and therefore of denying the emperor cult of Rome).
His appeal was in vain and Apollonius was beheaded.
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 Apollonius of Tyana by Philostratus,,
The controversial classic Apollonius of Tyana by Flavius Philostratus was written 220 AD based on the diary of Damis (Apollonius' companion) and folklore from places where Apollonius had lived in the first century.
The West then had to come to terms with a saint who cast out demons, raised people from the dead, was incarcerated in Rome, healed and admonished the Ephesians and saved them from a plague, and was educated in Tarsus.
Apollonius' encounters with the Magi, and the naked sages of Ethiopia are also described.
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 OCA - Lives of all saints commemorated on this day
Saint Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia, was born in the city of Galich into a pious Christian family.
Saint Apollonius, when he was a fifteen-year-old youth, withdrew into the inner Thebaid desert (Lower Egypt), where he spent forty years in monastic struggles.
Saint Hypatius, Igumen of Rufinus in Chalcedon was born in Phrygia (Asia Minor) into the family of a lawyer and he received a fine education.
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 Apollonius.Net - Saint Issa & The Lost Years of Jesus
Apollonius Of Tyana and The Shroud Of Turin
In fact, in the Museum of Naples, Italy, there is actually a marble bust of Apollonius of Tyana, a bust that not only greatly resembles subsequent artistic representations of Jesus but also has an eerie similarity to the image that is found on the mysterious Shroud of Turin.
Between the date of 3 BCE, the year of the birth of both Jesus of Nazareth and Apollonius of Tyana, until the Council of Nicaea met in Bithynia in 325 CE, there was a span of approximately 330 years.
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 Saint Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Santa Claus
The cult of Saint Nicholas started as early as the fourth century in the little port of Myra in the southwest of what is now called Turkey.
This sage also remains chaste (Life of Apollonius, §1.13; unique in paganism) and gives away all his possessions (idem), enables an impoverished man to give a dowry to his daughters (§6.39) and intervenes in a trial and saves someone who is condemned to death (§5.24).
The lion of Saint Jerome once belonged to a man named Androcles; Saint George, the princess, and the dragon are descendants of Perseus, Andromeda, and the sea-monster; the veneration of Jesus' brother James in Santiago de Compostella is a continuation of the cult of the Divine Twins.
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 Apollonius Tyanæus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Apollonius was also an initiate of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Some scholars, both ancient and comtemporary, believe that Apollonius was actually the Christian Apostle Paul, as many of his teachings coincide with those of Paul, and Apollonius is said to have done many of the same things Paul did.
Apollonius was a vegetarian, and a disciple of Pythagoras.
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 Holy Martyrs of Antinoopolis
He and Apollonius, who also confessed Christ when the fraud was exposed, Arian commanded that they be shot with arrows, but while they remained unharmed, Arian himself was wounded by one of the arrows; Saint Philemon foretold that after his martyrdom, Arian would be healed at his tomb.
Apollonius and Philemon, still living, though tortured and wounded with arrows, were sewn into sacks and thrown into the sea.
Having cast aside her water pitcher, the saint voluntarily joined in with the prisoners for Christ, and fetters were placed on her too.
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 Lives of the Saints, April 18, Blessed Mary of the Incarnation, St. Apollonius
She was of a gentle temperament and an angelic modesty, and at the age of eleven was placed as a intern student in a religious house of the Order of Saint Clare near Paris, where she had a maternal aunt.
In the midst of the peace which the Church enjoyed, Saint Apollonius was publicly accused of Christianity by one of his own slaves.
Persisting in his refusal to comply with the condition, Saint Apollonius was condemned by their decree and beheaded.
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 BHO 1168   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
For in the wars of the barbarians, the saint was ever victorious and won all praise; for which he received the very highest honour in the army, and was promoted to the very highest grade of command.
But the lawless and impious Licinius, thinking that the saint was dead, ordered his guards to remain there, in order that for a whole day and a night his body might be exposed upon the cross.
But the blessed saint, when he saw the disturbance and riot of the crowd, went into the midst of them, and by his entreaties he appeased the crowd; and the multitude took the saint with them and returned to the city with great joy.
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 Saints of Christo-Paganism, Esoteric Christianity, and Paganism
Apollonius Tyaneus was the most remarkable character of that period, and witnessed the reign of a dozen Roman emperors.
This is a legend which in days of old made of every remarkable character a "son of God" miraculously born of a virgin.
"The wonderful things done by Apollonius, thought to be miraculous, the source and producing cause of which Modern Spiritualism clearly reveals, were extensively believed in, in the second century, and hundreds of years subsequent; and by Christians as well as others.
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 Reaping Much Benefit
What these disciples had learned in the "ascetic and spiritual school" of Saint Maron, they later on practiced in a geographical area that extended from the borders of Asia Minor in the North, to the Syrian desert in the East, Lebanon in the South, and the Mediterranean in the West (Dau 1984: 170).
The present contribution focuses on Saint Maron's third disciple, Limnaeus, and, in connection with him, on one of Limnaeus's earlier teachers, Thalassius.
Apollonius of Tyana, whose life was described by Philostratus, was known for keeping silent for a period of five full years (Festugière 1959: 303, n.
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 Secret Doctrine-by H.P.Blavatsky - Volume 3- Part 2 of 4
Apollonius is represented by one party as an obedient “medium of Satan,” surrounding his theurgical powers by a most wonderful and dazzling light; while the other party professes to regard the whole matter as a clever romance, written with a predetermined object in view.
Hardly rested from the hardships of the siege at Jerusalem, Titus would not have hastened to write to Apollonius a letter, asking to meet him at Argos and adding that his father and himself (Titus) owed all to him, the great Apollonius, and that, therefore, his first thought was for their benefactor.
To end the subject, had Apollonius been a simple hero of a romance, dramatised in the fourth century, the Ephesians would not, in their enthusiastic gratitude, have raised to him a golden statue for all the benefits he had conferred upon them.
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 Lives of Various Saints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Saint Finan, Bishop Confessor, Feast 17 February in the Western Rite Orthodox Calendar and on the 9 February in Roman Catholic Calendar
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Saint Mary of Egypt, her story in her own words, with a small icon (larger Icon in our Icon section).
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 Catholic Exchange - Your Faith. Your Life. Your World.
One early author stated that Apollonius was the bishop of Ephesus; however, since there are no other written accounts of this, it is doubtful that this is true.
Apollonius was denounced as a Christian by his slave to the Roman Prefect, Sextus Tigidius Perennis, who arrested him and had his slave put to death.
Apollonius recalls in some of his writings the tradition that Jesus advised His Apostles not to go far from Jerusalem during the twelve years immediately following His Ascension.
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 DateDex } Religion and Spirituality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Saint Asaph / Joseph the Worker / Sigismund of Burgundy
Saint Antoninus of Florence / Comgall / John of Avila / Simon
Saint Albert of Bergamo / Cyril / Methodius / Mamertus / Walter of l'Esterp
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Saint Leucius, seeing the slaughter of the Christians, reproached the Governor Cumbricius, for which he was hung up, harrowed mercilessly on his sides, then beheaded.
Saint Callinicus a priest of the idols, was converted through the martyrdom and miracles of Saint Thyrsus, and was beheaded.
He gave money to Philemon a flute-player and a pagan, that he might put on Apollonius' clothes and offer sacrifice before Arian, so that all would think Apollonius to have done the Governor's will, and he might be released.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Saints' Lives
Saints' lives are a major resource for anyone concerned with the history of the late ancient world, Byzantium, or the Latin Middle ages.
His account of saints and sainthood reflects the rationalist view, a view which was unable to see the value of either the texts, or the religious culture that produced them.
Summa Theologica III, 25, 6: The adoration of the relics of saints
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 Coptic Synexarium
Philemon was the jester and singer, and Apollonius was the musician for Arianus the governor of Ansena (Antinoe).
While they were shooting Apollonius, one of the arrows glanced back and struck the Governor's eye and destroyed it.
When she wished to repent and to return to the righteous life, the Lord sent to her a holy man who preached her, and revealed to her the way of salvation by believing in the Lord Christ.
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 Apollonius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apollonius of Perga (262–190 BCE), geometer and astronomer
Apollonius the Sophist of Alexandria, a famous grammarian, who probably lived towards the end of the 1st century CE.
Apollonius' theorem, an elementary geometry theorem about triangles.
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 Christianism - Addition 26
In his youth, Apollonius loved to linger in the temples; Christ in His boyhood remained once in the temple at Jerusalem: and whereas Apollonius commenced his career as a temperance lecturer, the first miracle of Christ is a stumbling block to temperance lecturers even unto this day.
Apollonius spoke to the companions of his prison, Christ to the thief on the cross; but the one preached a sermon of sermons, the other uttered an edict of power.
It is noteworthy that this exaltation of Apollonius as
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 Floating and Flying   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
At the slightest inspiration—beautiful picture, a sweet melody—he would be swept high into the air, soaring to the ceiling of a church and remaining suspended in mid-air, sometimes for fifteen minutes, sometimes for two hours, in full view of eminent witnesses.
In the first century AD, the Greek philosopher-saint Apollonius of Tyana traveled to India, where, he reports, he saw Indian Brahmins "levitating themselves two cubits [three feet] high from the ground." Most historians have regarded his stories as pure fantasy.
In Europe, they are called saints; in India, yogis; in south and east Asia, arahants; in Aboriginal Australia, "clever men" or doctors.
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 St. Apollonius the Apologist - Catholic Online
Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of the most priceless documents of the early Church.
Apollonius was a Roman senator who was denounced as a Christian by one of his slaves.
Perennis demanded that Apollonius denounce the faith, and when he refused, the case was remanded to the Roman senate.
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Internal Evidence The internal evidence may be briefly summarized as follows: • The author of Acts was a companion of Saint Paul, namely, Saint Luke; and • the author of Acts was the author of the Gospel.
SAINT LUKE'S ACCURACY Very few writers have ever had their accuracy put to such a severe test as St. Luke, on account of the wide field covered by his writings, and the consequent liability (humanly speaking) of making mistakes; and on account of the fierce attacks to which he has been subjected.
It was the fashion, during the nineteenth century, with German rationalists and their imitators, to ridicule the "blunders" of Luke, but that is all being rapidly changed by the recent progress of archæological research.
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 Apollonius of Tyana & The Shroud of Turin
Apollonius of Tyana & The Shroud of Turin
But according to Philostratus, Apollonius “declined to enter a country which its inhabitants polluted both by what they did and by what they suffered” and sent that reason in a communication to Vespasian.
It goes without saying, I think, that Apollonius would never have wanted to return to a country inhabited by people who had tried to humiliate and kill him, so his refusal to Vespasian is completely understandable.
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 OCA - The Lives of the Saints
Saint Apollonius, when he was a fifteen-year-old youth, withdrew into the inner Thebaid desert (Lower Egypt), where he spent forty years in monastic...
The Iveron Icon of the Mother of God (which is preserved on Mt. Athos) was kept in the home of a certain pious widow, who lived near Nicea.
Saint Acacius the Confessor lived during the Decian persecution, and was Bishop of Melitene, Armenia.
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