jeudi 19 février 2015

Saints MARTYRS de PALESTINE (507)

Saints martyrs de Palestine

On célèbre en ce jour les innombrables moines et autres martyrs qui furent cruellement massacrés pour la foi en Palestine, l’an 507, par les Sarrasins et leur chef Alamundar.

Saints moines et autres martyrs

martyrs en Palestine ( 507)

Commémoraison des saints moines et autres martyrs, qui furent cruellement massacrés pour la foi en Palestine, l’an 507, par les Perses et leur chef Alamundar.

Martyrologe romain


Monks were martyred in Palestine in 504 on the command of Alamundar. Their feast is on Feb 19 (Martyr. Romanum, and AA.SS.) - Alamundar was a sheikh of the Bedouins of the Persian Empire, he devastated the camps of the Christian Bedouins, (in 504), which were in the Judaean desert. Afterwards Alamundar was baptised in 513, and passed to the Byzantines. The AA.SS. mention him on Feb 8. (Cyrillus Scythop., Vita S. Joh. Silentiarii, c. II, nr. 13: May 13)



Alamundar , king of the Saracens, who lived in the 6th century. He invaded Palestine in the 509, and ordered the killing the recluses living in the desert. The miracles they saw, they say, do the Christians, moved you the heart, and requested baptism in the year 513.