[see-nah-ksah-ree-awn; English sin-ak-sair-ee-on]
- a summary of the life of a saint or of the particulars of a feast, read at the orthros.
- a book containing such summaries.
Origin of synaxarion
Origin of synaxarium
1910–15; < New Latin < Medieval Greek synaxárion synaxarion
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Examples from the Web for synaxaria
The larger Menologies are entitled "Synaxaria," because they were read in the churches on days of assembly.The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16)