Difnar

A book that tells the stories of saints of the day and praises them in prose.
One of these hymns is sung in the service of the Psalmody that follows the office of Compline, after the "Lobsh" (interpretation) of the Theotokon of the day.

Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. .

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