Definition of Martyries
1. Noun. (plural of martyry) ¹
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Definition of Martyries
1. martyry [n] - See also: martyry
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Literary usage of Martyries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1900)
"THE members of the Church are not allowed to meet in the cemeteries, nor attend the so-called martyries of any of the heretics, for prayer or service ..."
2. On the Dedications of American Churches: An Enquiry Into the Naming of by Daniel Berkeley Updike, Harold Brown (1891)
"It must, however, be borne in mind that martyries (or confessiones) was a name given also at times to certain small oratories or chapels, ..."
3. The Historical Geography of the Holy Land: Especially in Relation to the by George Adam Smith (1897)
"As these 'martyries' were used as chapels, and many churches contained martyries, the words ..."
4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"... Eastern bishops at the council of Ephesus tt> the emperors that Cyril and the Western pri-lab* had closed against them '• both churches and martyries," ..."
5. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"When ch»]<el< nnj churches came to be built over these consecrated places, they assumed the same name, an 1 was known as "martyries. ..."
6. The Canons of the First Four General Councils of Nicaea, Constantinople by William Bright (1892)
"... Council forbids Churchmen to visit the ' martyries of heretics ' (can. 9). ... and Palladius of 'martyries,' near Antioch (in Act. Apost. Horn. 38. ..."
7. Index Canonum: The Greek Text, an English Translation and a Complete Digest by John Fulton (1892)
"The Clergy of martyries are to be subject to the Bishop of the Parish (Chai. VIII). A Clergyman, who is lawfully transferred to another Parish, is forbidden ..."
8. Saint Chrysostom, His Life and Times: A Sketch of the Church and the Empire by William Richard Wood Stephens (1872)
"Pope Gelasius forbad them to be read because they were so seldom authentic.4 The martyries were generally outside the city walls, not always built over the ..."