hymnography

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hymn +‎ -o- +‎ -graphy

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hymnography (uncountable)

  1. The art of composing hymns.
    • 2005, Maria Vasilakē, Images of the Mother of God: Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium, →ISBN, page 76:
      Parallel to this - and at the same time - hymnography flourishes, reaching its high point at the end of the first millennium.

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