Chorepiscopus
Chorepiscopus Cho`re*pis"co*pus, n.; pl. {Chorepiscopi}. [L., fr. Gr. ?; chw^ros, chw`ra, place, country + ? bishop. Cf. {Bishop}.] (Eccl.) A ``country'' or suffragan bishop, appointed in the ancient church by a diocesan bishop to exercise episcopal jurisdiction in a rural district. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • CHOREPISCOPUS — quasi τȏυ χωροῦ, i.e. ruris Episcopus. Reperitur sub nascenti Ecclesia, sed incertâ origine, licet ab exemplo 70. Diaconorum, secundum Damasum, deductâ. Ideo institutus, vel potius substitutus, ut dum Episcopus civitatem, hic rus et villas, ut… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • chorepiscopus — chor·epis·co·pus …   English syllables

  • chorepiscopus —  (греч. деревенский надзиратель или деревенский епископ)    сельский епископ, подчиненный епископу близлежащего города. Этот термин в настоящее время используется только как почетный титул для главных пресвитеров в Западносирийской и Маронитской… …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • chorepiscopus — /korapiskapas/ In old European law, a rural bishop, or bishop s vicar …   Black's law dictionary

  • chorepiscopus — /korapiskapas/ In old European law, a rural bishop, or bishop s vicar …   Black's law dictionary

  • chorepiscopus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ABBAS Chorepiscopus — qui Chorepiscopi munus obit, apud Perardum p. 148. etc …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Chorepiscopi — Chorepiscopus Cho re*pis co*pus, n.; pl. {Chorepiscopi}. [L., fr. Gr. ?; chw^ros, chw ra, place, country + ? bishop. Cf. {Bishop}.] (Eccl.) A country or suffragan bishop, appointed in the ancient church by a diocesan bishop to exercise episcopal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chorbishop — Part of a series on Eastern Christianity …   Wikipedia

  • chor bishop — ˈkȯ(ə)r noun Etymology: part translation of Late Latin chorepiscopus more at chorepiscopus : chorepiscopus …   Useful english dictionary

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