Menologium
Menologium Men`o*lo"gi*um, Menology Me*nol"o*gy, n.; pl. L. {Menologia}, E. {Menologies}. [NL. menologium, fr. Gr. mh`n month + lo`gos discourse : cf. F. m['e]nologe.] 1. A register of months. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gr. Church) A brief calendar of the lives of the saints for each day in the year, or a simple remembrance of those whose lives are not written. [1913 Webster]


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  • Menologium — • A particular service book of the Greek Church. From its derivation the term Menologium means month set , in other words, a book arranged according to the months Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Menologium     Menologium …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MENOLOGIUM — Graece Μηνολόγιον, i. e. Kalendarium, dictus est in Eccl sia Graeca liber, in quo notatae festivitates cuiusque Mensis, ut et Sanctorum acta, quae ad matutinum leguntur. Auxit id Basilius Macedo Imperator et picturis undique, martyria variorum SS …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Menologĭum — (v. gr., Kirchw.), 1) so v.w. Monatsregister; 2) so v.w. Martyrologium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Menologium — Menologĭum (grch.), nach den Monatstagen geordnete Heiligengeschichte; Heiligenkalender …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Menologium — Menologium, der Heiligenkalender …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Menologium — Menologion, printed in Kiev, 1714. The book is open to December 25, the Nativity of the Lord. Menologion (from the Greek menológion, from mén a month ; Latin menologium), also written menology and menologe, is a service book used in the Eastern… …   Wikipedia

  • Menologium — Als Kaiserliches Menologium bezeichnet man eine byzantinische Sammlung von Heiligenleben (Vitae). Der Name beruht darauf, dass sich am Ende jeder Biographie ein Gebet für das Wohlergehen des regierenden Kaisers befindet. Gemeint ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Menologium — noun a) A name of a particular service book of the Greek 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… …   Wiktionary

  • Menologium — An ecclesiastical calendar in verse found in the C MS of the *ASC. [< Gr. men = month + logos = account, relation] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Menologium der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes — is a volume of hagiography by Probst Mayhew, published in Berlin in 1900. It is the sole primary collected source of several lives of saints. The individuals included in the book include: Abda and Sabas Saint Abercius Abercius (martyr) Abiathar… …   Wikipedia

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