St. Gregor the Illuminator:
St. Gregory brought Christianity to Armenia. His father Anak killed King Khosrov I of Armenia, and young Gregory was sent to Caesarea to avoid being killed in revenge. He was married and the father of two sons. He became b ishop of Ashtishat, Armenia and was a great and successful evangelist. He helped free Armenia from the rule of Persia. Captured on his return to his native land, he was held prisoner and tortured for 13 years by the son of King Khosrov. Gregory's example led to the king's conversion to Christianity, and together they evangelized and converted most of Armenia.
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