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1 In the E. Church, a short account of a saint or feast appointed to be read at the early morning service (Orthros);

2 the book containing these passages (‘The Greater Synaxarion’);

3 another book which merely enumerates the feasts to be observed, with a reference to the appropriate biblical lessons (‘The Lesser Synaxarion’).

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Religion.

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