Kathisma

   See Hippodrome.

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  • Kathisma — A Kathisma (Greek: καθισμα; Slavonic: каѳисма, kafisma ), literally, seat , is a division of the Psalter, used by Eastern Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics who follow the Byzantine Rite. The word may also describe a hymn sung at Matins, a …   Wikipedia

  • Kathisma — Im Bereich der Liturgie der orthodoxen Kirchen hat der Begriff Kathisma (Plural: die Kathismata, auf Deutsch ungefähr mit Sitzung wiederzugeben) folgende Bedeutungen: Im engeren Sinne: Einer von insgesamt 20 etwa gleich langen Abschnitten des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kathisma — Gk. /kah theez mah/; Eng. /ka thiz meuh/, n., pl. kathismata Gk. /kah theez mah tah/; Eng. /ka thiz meuh teuh/. one of the 20 divisions of the Psalter in the Greek rite. Also, cathisma. [ < MGk, Gk káthisma seat, equiv. to kathís(is) a sitting… …   Universalium

  • kathisma — ka·this·ma …   English syllables

  • kathisma — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cantiques des degrés — Les cantiques des degrés apparaissent en hébreu sur les murs à l’entrée de Jérusalem, évoquant la tradition juive d’y monter en pèlerinage Les cantiques des degrés (hébreu : שירי המעלות shirei hama alot), également appelés psaumes graduels… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Song of Degrees — Song of Degrees, Song of Steps, Gradual Psalms, Song of Ascents (Hebrew: שיר המעלות, Shir Hama aloth) or Hymn of Degrees is a title given to fifteen of the Psalms, that each starts with the words Shir Hama alot (A Song of Ascents) and which are… …   Wikipedia

  • Midnight Office — The Midnight Office (Greek: Μεσονύκτικον, Mesonýtikon; Slavonic: Полунощница, Polúnoshnitsa; Romanian: Miezonoptică) is one of the Canonical Hours that compose the cycle of daily worship in the Eastern Orthodox Church. The office originated as a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hippodrome of Constantinople — The Hippodrome of Constantinople ( tr. Sultanahmet Meydanı, At Meydanı) was a horse racing track that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire and the largest city in Europe. Today it is a square named …   Wikipedia

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