Saint Euskhymonos the Confessor, Bishop of Lampsaka
Commemorated on March 14
Saint Euskhymonos the Confessor, Bishop of Lampsaka, lived in Asia Minor on the coastal region of the Dardanelles Peninsula, and was known for his virtuous and ascetic life. He suffered for his icon-veneration under the iconoclast emperor Theophilos (829-842), and having been imprisoned, he was sent off and died in exile.
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