Saint Isaac the Great

Saint Isaac the Great

Saint Isaac the Great was born in 345 in Ashtishat, Armenia. Saint Isaac descended from a family of patriarchs. Saint Isaac went to school at Hellenistic culture of Asia Minor and Constantinople. He was left as an orphan at a very young age. Saint Isaac cared for the people of Armenia because he wanted them to be able to read the bible, so he translated it into the Armenian language. Saint Isaac was also very smart because he got a very good education growing up. He was hardworking because he kept working at what he needed to be finished, and he always gave his greatest efforts. Saint Isaac was a very kind person. He helped people and cared for them. Last of all Saint Isaac was loyal. If he made a commitment he stayed true to it, and he always cared about the Armenian people because he was one of them, and he cared about them.

Saint Isaac came from a very religious family, and that influenced him to be a religious person. After Saint Isaac’s wife died he became a monk and that lead to him becoming a saint. St Isaac tightened discipline and asserted marriage to the Armenian bishops. He started a development of Greek inspired literature, and then he converted the Bible into Armenian language, so that it could be understood throughout his region. The accomplishment of translating the bible to Armenian preserved his cultures confederation during the dividing of their state under Greek and Persian rule. He also got recognized by Constantinople to have rights for men to hold power. He established churches and schools around the communities. He was important because he helped for the development of the Armenian Church, and he helped his region understand the Bible. He changed the Bible to the Armenian language to help them understand it better, and he is important because he helped with the growth of their religion. He also helped by establishing schools and churches. He became a saint because their church wouldn’t be where it is without him.

After saint Isaac became a monk he was named catholicos of Armenia. He also created schools and churches, which gained the council of the action of Armenian rights, ending in a consequence of the creation of a person and self-government. This Armenian form of major religion, allowed people to move freely from one place to another. The Armenian’s were in danger of disappearing, and were at national state of being joined. This was the major settle of dispute. Saint Isaac created the aid of saint Mesrop, which was the Armenian alphabet The Mesrop began to express the word of the bible. In the 8th century Isaac was writing worship texts, and music relating to an expression of opinions on the old testament, and a series of typed papers to the byzantine emperor. We celebrate saint Isaac’s feast day two weeks into July.

Death of Saint Isaac the Great 09-09