Definition of Epistles

1. Noun. (plural of epistle) ¹



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Definition of Epistles

1. epistle [n] - See also: epistle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epistles

epistemologists
epistemology
epistemophilia
episterna
episternal
episternal bone
episternum
episternums
epistilbite
epistle
epistle lesson
epistle lessons
epistled
epistler
epistlers
epistles (current term)
epistling
epistolar
epistolarian
epistolarians
epistolaries
epistolary
epistolatory
epistolean
epistoleans
epistoler
epistolers
epistolet
epistolets
epistolic

Literary usage of Epistles

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1. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"INTRODUCTORY NOTE TO THE SPURIOUS epistles OF IGNATIUS. To the following introductory note of the translators nothing need be prefixed, except a grateful ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"epistles and Leiters.—The student of literary history soon discovers lhat a broad distinction exists between the letter and the epistle. ..."

3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"Two original epistles, from Gregory the Second to the emperor Leo, ... The two epistles of Gregory II. have been preserved in the Act! of the Nicene Council ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The better ones are the epistles of St. James and St. Jude, II Peter, ... The three epistles of St. John and II Peter appear, but after each stands the note ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"Two original epistles from Gregory II. to the emperor Leo are still extant ;J and if they cannot be praised as the most perfect models of eloquence and ..."

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