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burial services

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Burial is the traditional Christian method of disposing of the dead. At first burials were occasions of joy; from about the 8th cent., when the prevalence of nominal Christianity made such...

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St Romanos

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(fl. C.540),

‘Melodos’, Greek religious poet, the most significant composer of the kontakion, the metrical sermon chanted to music. A Syrian by birth, he made his way...

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