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  • Man, in his own person, joins mortals with immortals, rational beings with irrational; as a microcosm (mikros kosmos) he reflects the whole crea - tion; by divine providence all creatures have their being for him; for man's sake God became man so that man might reign on high being made in the image and likeness of God: “how can we exaggerate the dignity of his place in the creation?”

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The blessing of the water takes place on the eve of the Epiphany after Mass and Vespers, and is called the "grand blessing" (megas hagiasmos), so as to distinguish it from the "little blessing" (mikros hagiasmos), which is conducted with less ceremony on the first of each month, except January (on the 5th) and September

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • [Greek: basilikos ônomasthê hoionei mikros tis basileus, hypo katholikou basileôs tetagmenos epi mikras basileias], p. 373.

    The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels Being the Sequel to The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

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  • (where he is called ò mikros "the little", not the "less", as in the D.V., nor the "lesser"); Matthew 27: 56.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • _nun de m 'heon mikros te kai hasthenikos kai haeidos_

    Poetics. English

  • Yet a small man, worthless and unseemly, the difference will be felt if we substitute the common words, nun de m’eon mikros te kai asthenikos kai aeides.


  • Mark 15: 40 (where he is called ò mikros "the little", not the "less", as in the Maria Cleophæ "is generally translated" Mary the wife of Cleophas ", as married women are commonly distinguished by the addition of their husband's name.

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  • Greek Diminutive. See 'Micros'.

    July 11, 2008