The liturgical office said by monks in common, usually on Saturday and Sunday. It is also used here of the individual rule of prayer which a solitary follows.


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  • Synaxis — • Means gathering, assembly, reunion. It is exactly equivalent to the Latin collecta (from colligere), and corresponds to synagogue (synagoge), the place of reunion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Synaxis     Synaxis …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Synaxis — Syn*ax is, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to bring together. See {Synagogue}.] A congregation; also, formerly, the Lord s Supper. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SYNAXIS — Graece Σύναξις, apud Graecos Patres, variosque medii aevi Scriptores Latinos, inter quos vide Cassiodor. l. 4. c. 16. participationem divinae Eucharistiae seu Communionem corporis et sanguinis Domini notat, praeeunte Scripturâ, Actor. c. 20. v. 7 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Synaxis — In Eastern Christianity (the Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine Rite), a Synaxis (Greek: Σύναξις; Slavonic: Собор, Sobor ) is an assembly for liturgical purposes, generally through the celebration of… …   Wikipedia

  • Synaxis — Sy|n|ạ|xis, die; , …xen [mgriech. sýnaxis, zu griech. synagein, ↑ Synagoge]: Gottesdienst in der griechisch orthodoxen Kirche. * * * Sy|nạ|xis, die; , ...xen [mgriech. sýnaxis, zu griech. synagein, ↑Synagoge]: Gottesdienst in der griechisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Synaxis — Sy|na|xis die; , ...’axen <über spätlat. synaxis aus gleichbed. (spät)gr. sýnaxis, eigtl. »das Zusammenführen, Versammlung«, zu gr. synágein »zusammenführen, versammeln«> Messfeier in der griech. orthodoxen Kirche …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • synaxis — /si nak sis/, n., pl. synaxes /si nak seez/. an assembly for religious worship, esp. for the celebration of the Eucharist. [1615 25; < LL < MGk sýnaxis, equiv. to synág(ein) to meet together (see SYNAGOGUE) + sis SIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • synaxis — syn·ax·is …   English syllables

  • synaxis —  Синаксис …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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