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(pl. Menologia; from Gk. men, “month,” and logos, “word”). Term variously used usually in reference to E Orthodox liturgy or cultus of saints. 1. Propers of saints in Menaion.* 2. Martyrology arranged acc. to calendar. 3. Lives of saints arranged acc. to calendar. A noted Menologion is that of Symeon* Metaphrastes (MPG, 114, 293 to 116, 1426). 4. Private nonliturgical collection of lives of saintly persons.

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