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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Gr. Ch., a festival in memory of the meeting of the infant Christ and his mother with Simeon and Anna in the temple: same as the Western Purification or Candlemas. Also Hypante.


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  • (hypapante) of the Christ Child and his Mother with the holy Simeon and Anna in the Temple.

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