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synaxarion

(ˌsɪnəkˈsɛərɪən)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) (in the Greek Orthodox Church) a public reading on the life of a saint
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The Book of Synaxarium, which narrates the lives of the Church's saints, recounts that the Coptic Church exists today as a result of its martyrs' blood.
Synaxarium Ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae e Codice Sirmondiano nunc Berolinensi: Adiectis Synaxariis Selectis, Societe des Bollandistes, Propylaeum ad Acta Sanctorum, Novembris, Brussels, 1902, cols.