bintalshamsa commented on the word peristerium
In late antiquity, the custom developed in the East of suspending a vessel in the form of a dove (Greek: peristerion, Latin: peristerium) over the altar, which was used as a repository for the Blessed Sacrament.
October 8, 2012
bintalshamsa commented on the word irmos
The irmos is the initial troparion of an ode of a canon in the Byzantine liturgical tradition.
October 7, 2012
bintalshamsa commented on the word metamour
In a polyamorous relationship, where your lover has more than one lover, a metamour is the name given to your partner's other lover(s).
January 17, 2010
bintalshamsa commented on the word blue ball machine
I sat and watched this for about five minutes. Whoa!!
October 12, 2008