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I'm not absolutely sure, but one possibility could be the 1612 Battle of Moscow, where the icon of Our Lady of Kazan, one of the most revered by the Russian Orthodox Church as it appears, was carried into battle by Prince Pozharski against the Poles. According to several sources, like OrhodoxWiki, Hermogen [...] called for a three-day fast and ordered ...
Actually there were such considerations, not in the sense of changing to Islam but in the sense of changing to Catholicism. As you know, Greeks before the fall of Constantinople signed an Unia document subscribing to Catholicism while keeping their rites unchanged so to obtain military support from the West (and that decision was controversial). This was ...
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