Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Beheading of Saint John the Baptist Resource Page

Beheading of Saint John the Forerunner (Feast Day - August 29)

Verses

A murderous hand with a sword cuts off the head
Of him who placed his hand on the Lord’s head.
On the twenty-ninth the Forerunner was decapitated at the neck with a sword.

Synaxarion of the Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet John the Forerunner

Encomium on the Beheading of the Honorable Forerunner (St. Theodore the Studite)






The Skull (Head) of St. John the Baptist

The First and Second Finding of the Honorable Head of John the Forerunner

1st and 2nd Finding of the Head of John the Baptist

Sozomen's Account of the Discovery of the Head of Saint John the Forerunner

Third Finding of the Honorable Head of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner

The Location Where the Head of St. John the Baptist Was Found the Third Time

Saint John the Baptist Resource Page


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