Both Demetrius of Rostov's Reading Menaion
and Metropolitan Macarius' Great Reading Menaion
served as sources, but since Demetrius provides the more detailed account of St.
These booklets comprise a multi-volume corpus of texts and serve as the Tolstoyan, modern, secular alternative to analogous ecclesiastical writings, such as the composite Great Menaion
In the introduction to the Festal Menaion, the editors assure the readers that "Mary's link with her Son, her place within the saving and redemptive mission of Christ, is never for one moment forgotten.
The editors of the Festal Menaion stressed this point in explicating the meaning of the feast of Mary's Birth: "Mary is venerated because of the Child that she bore: Mother and Son are not to be separated, but Mariology is to be understood as an extension of Christology.
The Festal Menaion contains the twelve great feasts of the Byzantine liturgical year.
Tras la toma de Etna (que recibe el nombre de Inessa) (11), su primera medida de poder es la fundacion de Menaion (459 a.
Al poco de la fundacion de Menaion los siculos, organizados en torno a un centro y con unos referentes simbolicos (13), deciden atacar las posesiones griegas, comenzando por Morgantina (14).
On the one hand, certainly she would have been known to be a deaconess since that information was contained in the menaion and synaxarion (171) accounts of her life (she must have been familiar to the monks for them to have commemorated her on the wall of the church, although she might have been included because a relative of the founder or other monk shared the same name).
The menaion (from the Greek word for "month"--there were twelve menaia) contained the special hymns and readings, including short vitae of the relevant saints, associated with the calendar feasts.
Mother Mary and Archimandrite Kallistos Ware, The Festal Menaion
2) For the hymns discussed in this article, I have used The Festal Menaion
The multivolume Menaion
published by the Moscow Patriarchate in the twentieth century (Moscow, 1978-88) contains some of these locally composed services and hymns.