Martyrology meaning

märtə-rŏlə-jē
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An official list or catalog of religious martyrs, especially of Christian martyrs.
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An account of the life and manner of death of a martyr.
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The branch of ecclesiastical history or hagiography that deals with martyrs.
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A list of martyrs.
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A historical account of religious martyrs, esp. Christian martyrs.
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Such accounts collectively.
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The branch of ecclesiastical history dealing with the lives of martyrs.
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(Roman Catholicism) A catalogue or list of martyrs (or, more precisely, of saints), arranged in the order of their anniversaries.
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(Judaism) The story of the deaths of several famous Rabbis (including Rabbi Akiva) by Romans, read both on Yom Kippur and Tisha b'Av.
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Origin of martyrology

  • martyr +"Ž -ology or from Latin martyrologium.

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