Byzantine Church


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Byzantine Church

n
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) another name for the Orthodox Church

Or′thodox Church′


n.
1. the Christian church comprising the local and national Eastern churches that are in communion with the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople; Byzantine Church.
2. (orig.) the Christian church of those countries formerly comprising the Eastern Roman Empire and of countries evangelized from it.
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Noun1.Byzantine Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine EmpireByzantine Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
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Judging by John Zonaras' implication that the ordained order still existed in his time (early to mid-twelfth century), (180) it may be further hypothesized that the ordination of female deacons in the Byzantine Church ceased at about this time since, according to Theodore Balsamon's statement in the late twelfth century, "[t]oday deaconesses are no longer ordained although certain members of ascetical religious communities are erroneously styled deaconesses.
His last big installation, The Sea of Sun, 1992, was a heaving labyrinth, its "walls" made from rows of chains suspended from the ceiling and imprinted with colored imagery: walking into it was like entering a Byzantine church that had been built from banks of seaweed.
806) with the establishment of the liturgical feast of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, to celebrate the fidelity of the Byzantine Church to the Catholic faith through the many trials and heresies of the previous five centuries.
This is a Byzantine church of the Parma, Ohio, eparchy.
The barbed wire that encloses the 1,500-year-old Byzantine church is not sufficient to preserve the area and the two gates located at each end allow drug users and others to enter the historic site.
The author does not pretend to present a broad interpretive essay on the development of Byzantine church decoration as does, for example, Otto Demus in his small but brilliant Byzantine Mosaic Decoration (London: Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1948).
However, they claim that the Byzantine Church had the right to adapt her discipline to the needs of the day.
Ayasofya," a depiction of the historic Byzantine church by E[currency]evket Day-; a portrait titled "Naile Hanym" by Hamdi Bey; "Madam X," a painting by Halil PaE-a, which was first exhibited in 1889 in the Paris Expo, where it won a bronze medal; and Nazmi Ziya GE-ran's "Taksim Meydany" (Taksim Square), notable for its depiction of the improvements the republic brought to Turkish people's lifestyles, particularly women, are among the outstanding paintings in the exhibition.
Plans for today include a visit to Larnaca Castle, the Jami Kebir and Umm Haram mosques and the Byzantine Church of Saint Lazaros
It was only a 10-minute journey to this lovely old town with its sixth- century, Byzantine church and 12th-century fortress.
Readers interested in brief surveys of various aspects of the Ukrainian Catholic Byzantine church may consult The Ukrainian Religious Experience, Tradition and the Canadian Cultural Context, edited by David Goa, University of Alberta, Press, 1989.
GAZyANTEP (CyHAN)- Excavations of a historical Byzantine church in Gaziantep's Nizip district have revealed mosaics considered significant for the growth of cultural tourism in the district.