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date: 23 June 2024

Pentecost 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Robert F. TaftRobert F. Taft, Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr

(Πεντηκοστή, lit. “the fiftieth [day]”), the day of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, according to Acts 2. Pentecost refers both to the 50-day period from Easter to Whitsunday inclusive and to Whitsunday itself.... ...

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