1. Also called antidoron, holy bread.
Eastern Ch. blessed bread
given to the congregation during vespers or at the end of the liturgy. 2. Gk. Orth. Ch. a blessing.
НБАРС: церк. артос
омоним: pl от eulogium
— хвалебная речь
OED: [Eccl. Lat., a. Gr. _______ in N.T.
‘blessing’: see eulogy.]
a. A name applied by the early
Christians to the Eucharist.
b. A portion of the consecrated
bread reserved for those who were not present at the communion.
c. In the Greek church, the
unconsecrated bread remaining after communion, blessed by the priests and given
to the non-communicants; also bread, sweetmeats, etc. blessed and distributed
as tokens of mutual love. See eulogy 2.
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