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- proper n. One of the three major divisions of Christianity derived from the Byzantine Church; it comprises the Greek Orthodox Church, the Russian Orthodox Church and others
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- n. derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
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A highly significant discovery was made in 1958 by Dr Morton Smith subsequently Professor of Ancient History at Columbia University, New York in the library of Mar Saba, an isolated and closed community of the Eastern Orthodox Church about a dozen miles from Jerusalem.