Paul ( Greek: Παύλος, Pávlos; 14 December 1901 – 6 March 1964) was King of Greece from 1 April 1947 until his death in 1964. He was succeeded by his son, Constantine II . Paul was first cousin to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and father-in-law to Juan Carlos I of Spain .
Paul, king of Greece (1947–64) who helped his country overcome communist guerrilla forces after World War II. Paul, the third son of King Constantine I of Greece, left Greece with his father following Constantine’s deposition in 1917. He refused the crown after the death of his brother, King.
Among the countries he visited to spread Christianity, Apostle Paul came also to Greece, preaching the Holy Gospel and teaching people about Jesus’ mission. His journey in Greece is a route that can touch not only the believers but also everybody who loves history.
The Unknown God. One of Paul’s most famous speeches took place in Athens in 51 AD. While there, he noticed that the Athenians had created an altar with the inscription “to an unknown god”. Paul used this as an opportunity to reason with the Greeks in Athens. This moment can be found in Acts 17:22-30.
In Acts 16:9, a heavenly vision came to Paul, in which a man said, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” So Paul made his way to Philippi, which was a Roman colony in Greece. This is the first time the gospel made it to Europe. The first person Paul encountered in Philippi was a woman named Lydia. She was “a seller of purple fabrics” (v ...
Part of the concern of women going uncovered was that it sent cultural signals of moral degradation. In the middle east, where Paul was from, it was common for women to wear head coverings. In both Israel and Corinth, women usually kept their hair long. In Greece, women would shave their heads to indicate they were temple prostitutes.
Today we commemorate. 2nd Sunday of Luke. The Holy Protection of the Theotokos. Ananias, Apostle of the 70. Romanos the Melodist. View all for October 1. Matins Gospel Reading : Luke 24:36-53. Epistle Reading : St. Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:16-18; 7:1. Gospel Reading : Luke 6:31-36.
Bearing and Helping to Bear. “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ....For every man shall bear his own burden.”. ( Galatians 6:2, 5) This is one of the most commonly cited Bible “contradictions,” the apostle Paul commanding us, almost in the same breath, to bear other people’s burdens and yet to bear our ...
Greek god Roman god Characteristics; Zeus: Jupiter: Chief god and king of all gods. Hera: Juno: Goddess of marriage and queen of the gods. Poseidon: Neptune: God of the sea and ocean. Demeter: Ceres: Goddess of agriculture. Hephaestus: Vulcan: God smith and craftsman. Athena: Minerva: Goddess of wisdom. Ares: Mars: God of War. Aphrodite: Venus ...
Hephaestus (/ h ɪ ˈ f iː s t ə s, h ɪ ˈ f ɛ s t ə s /; eight spellings; Greek: Ἥφαιστος, translit. Hḗphaistos) is the Greek god of artisans, blacksmiths, carpenters, craftsmen, fire, metallurgy, metalworking, sculpture and volcanoes. Hephaestus's Roman counterpart is Vulcan.