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Troparion of St Anthony the Great Tone 4
Thou didst follow the ways of zealous Elijah,/ and the straight path of the Baptist, O Father Anthony./ Thou didst become a desert dweller/ and support the world by thy prayers./ Intercede with Christ our God that our souls may be saved.

Kontakion of St Anthony the Great Tone 2
Thou didst abandon the world’s tumult and live in silence,/ and emulate the Baptist, O Anthony./ Wherefore we acclaim thee with him,/ thou summit of the Fathers.

The Life of St. Antony (Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, series II, v. IV)

Life of St. Anthony (St. Antony Orthodox Mission)

Life of St. Anthony (Medieveal Sourcebook)



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