from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A register of months.
  • n. A brief calendar of the lives of the saints for each day in the year, or a simple remembrance of those whose lives are not written.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as menology.


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  • He mentions the scrolls and inscriptions (such as we noticed in the Gospels of Luxeuil) belonging to each of the prophets and evangelists, with the names and characteristics of the principal saints in the order of the menologium or martyrology, and then goes on to direct how the subjects should be arranged on the walls and cupolas of the churches.

    Illuminated Manuscripts

  • (10 vol. folio, 1717); Henriquez should be quoted for having not only the menologium but also the Phoenix reviviscens (4x, 1626); Regula

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux


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