Definition of Martyry
1. Noun. A shrine in honor of a (usually religious, notably Christian) martyr, possibly at his grave ¹
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Definition of Martyry
1. a shrine erected in honor of a martyred person [n -TYRIES]
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Literary usage of Martyry
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)
"So Gregory of Nyssa speaks of " the martyry " of the Holy Martyrs ( Op. ii., 212) ; Chrysostom of a " martyry," and Palla- dius of ..."
2. The Canons of the First Four General Councils of Nicaea, Constantinople by William Bright (1892)
"So Gregory of Nyssa speaks of ' the martyry' of the Forty Martyrs (Op. ii. ... 6, on the ' martyry' of St. Euphemia at Chalcedon, in which the Council ..."
3. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"Socrates speaks" of the martyry of Thomas the apostle at Edessa, and of Peter and Paula at Rome, and of the martyry of ..."
4. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bingham by Joseph Bingham, Richard D. Bingham (1855)
"... of the following ages, a martyry is always put to signify such a church. ... the martyry of Euphemia. And upon the same reason, because our Saviour ..."
5. The Second Synod of Ephesus: Together with Certain Extracts Relating to It by Samuel Gideon Frederic Perry (1881)
"And from this time " in all Christian writings of the following ages, a martyry is always put " to signify such a Church. ..."
6. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham, Richard Bingham (1840)
"rucio» ECp»¡,a/a;, the ' martyry of Euphemia.' And, upon the same reason, because our Saviour Christ was the chief sufferer and great martyr of his own ..."
7. Bibliotheca Sacra, Or, Tracts and Essays on Topics Connected with Biblical by Edward Robinson (1843)
"... not merely among them; and these wonders Eusebius ' obvious applies to Christ, as done in honour of the Saviour around his sepulchre and martyry. ..."