- Heortology• The science of sacred festivals, embracing the principles of their origin, significance, and historical development, with reference to epochs or incidents in the Christian year
Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.
- HeortologyHeortology† Catholic_Encyclopedia ► Heortology(From the Greek heorte, festival, and logos, knowledge, discourse)Heortology etymologically implies a relation to feasts or festivals in general, an exposition of their meaning. The word, however, is used to denote specifically the science of sacred festivals, embracing the principles of their origin, significance, and historical development, with reference to epochs or incidents in the Christian year.P. J. MACAULEY.Transcribed by Douglas J. Potter Dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat. 1910.
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heortology — Геортология … Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов
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