St Ephraim is said that he lived between 1384 and 1426. It is one of the ” novel saints ” for in which there is no historical writings or other findings to substantiate either the existence of a historical person either approach or not those recent ecclesiastical tradition narrated by actual historical events.
Detailed biographical information was disclosed to the nun Blessed Desypri in a series of visions (sic) that was in 1950. Accordingly, the secular name St. Ephrem was Konstantinos form. Born on September 14, 1384 in Trikala. it was large family son , which was to save him from the mass kidnapping of children sent to the Monastery Annunciation at the age of 14 years . There he stayed until the age of 18 years as novice monk . Then he anointed monk and priest in a few years .
From 1416 to the occupied Athens by the Ottomans , the monastery experienced two disasters . At first the saint happened to praying in a cave on the mountain , but in the second on September 14, 1425 and returned They tortured with particular ferocity for eight and a half months . Martyred on May 5, 1426 at age 42 years old.
His memory is celebrated by the Orthodox Church on January 3 ( disposing of the remains ) and May 5 (martyrdom memory).
The Monastery of the Annunciation where the relics of St. Ephraim is Mount Amomon Attica at Nea Makri.
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Τhe duration of transferrin from the center of Athens lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes,
Taxi sedan, 1-4 people the price is 75€,
and from the Athens International Airport lasts almost 1 hour and 15 minutes, Taxi sedan, 1-4 people the price is 85 €.
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