The Holy Martyr Archil II, King of Georgia
(June 21)

He was the son of King Stephen and grandson of the great Georgian King Wachtang. An outstanding Christian and defender of Christi-anity, King Archil was tortured by the Moslems and beheaded for Christ on March 20th, 744. He was eighty years old when he suffered for the Lord and entered into eternal blessedness.

* From "The Prologue from Ochrid", by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic - Lazarica Press - Birmingham 1985
Four Book Edition - Translated by Mother Maria - Dates based on old church calendar.
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