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Cherubicon

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In the E. Church a hymn usually sung during the Great Entrance.

Cherubicon

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)

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... or ‘Cherubic Hymn’ . In the E. Church a hymn usually sung during the Great Entrance...

Cherubicon

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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...Cherubicon (Gk. χερουβικόν ‎) , also ‘The Cherubic Hymn’. In the E. Church, a hymn sung at the Great Entrance by the choir, in which the worshippers are described as the mystical representatives of the Cherubim . It is often set to very elaborate music. On Maundy Thursday and Holy Saturday other texts are used instead of the Cherubicon...

Cherubicon

Cherubicon  

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In the E. Church a hymn usually sung during the Great Entrance.
omophorion

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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... in the Latin Church. It is worn at the Liturgy and when the bishop officiates at other rites. There are two forms, a larger one worn until the end of the Epistle (when it is laid aside as a sign of self-effacement for the reading of the Gospel) and a shorter one from the Cherubicon until the end of the service. Braun, LG , pp. 664–74....

hymns

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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...as 563 the Council of Braga forbade the singing of non-biblical poetical compositions in church (can. 12), a decision not reversed until the fourth Council of Toledo in 633 (can. 13). From the 5th cent. troparia (single-stanza hymns), of which the Monogenes and the Cherubicon are the most famous, are found in the E. service books. These were later joined together to form contakia of 18 to 30 stanzas, and from the 7th cent. canons . The classical Greek hymn-writers include Romanos (6th cent.), to whom the authorship of the Acathistos hymn is...

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