noun, plural mar·tyr·ol·o·gies.
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Origin of martyrology
OTHER WORDS FROM martyrologymar·tyr·o·log·i·cal [mahr-ter-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmɑr tər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, mar·tyr·o·log·ic, adjectivemar·tyr·ol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby martyrology
Example sentences from the Web for martyrology
To the prior and convent he left a great book, a 'Martyrology,' which had been composed and written for them at his expense.
In the Martyrology of the order of St. Augustine, he is said to have been the patriarch of 3000 monks.The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)|George Warburton
D'Achéry published this Martyrology in his "Spicilegium," but the edition is a bad one.
Thus, out of one set of diptychs grew the Necrologium, and out of the other the Martyrology.
In those days even the Sorbonagres themselves were expurgating the martyrology and the legends of saints.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France