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Menologium (plural Menologia)
- (Eastern Orthodoxy, often capitalized) A service book of the Eastern Orthodox Church that corresponds, though very roughly, to the proprium sanctorum of the Latin breviary. They include all the movable parts of the services connected with the commemoration of saints and in particular the canons sung in the Orthros, the office which corresponds with Catholic lauds, including the synaxaries, i. e. the historical notices regarding the saints of the day.
- (Eastern Orthodoxy) The tables of scriptural lessons, arranged according to months and saints' days, which are often found at the beginning of manuscripts of the gospels or other lectionaries. The saints' days are briefly named and the readings indicated beside each.
- (Eastern Orthodoxy) A collection of long lives of the saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church, whenever these lives, are arranged according to months and days of the year.
the tables of scriptural lessons, arranged according to months and saints' days
a collection of long lives of the saints of the Greek Church
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