Commemoration of the Great Earthquake in Constantinople

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The great earthquake commemorated here took place in 740, during the reign of Leo the Isaurian, the first of the Iconoclast emperors.

Apolytikion of Commemoration of the Earthquake

Plagal of the Fourth Tone

O Thou Who lookest on the earth and makest it tremble, deliver us from the fearful menace of earthquake, O Christ our God, and by the intercessions of the Theotokos, send down upon us Thy mercies in abundance and save us.

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