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Offices from the Service-Books of the Holy Eastern Church

Translation, Notes and Glossary


This important volume remains a valuable aid to scholars seeking a basic knowledge of Eastern Orthodox rites. A selection of offices, especially those under theological controversy in their time, is presented in the original Greek with an English translation.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-476-1
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Nov 1,2006
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 360
ISBN: 1-59333-476-1
$172.00
Your price: $120.40

This important volume remains a valuable aid to scholars seeking a basic knowledge of Eastern Orthodox rites. A selection of offices, especially those under theological controversy in their time, is presented in the original Greek. Littledale's translation into English assists the reader in comparing the offices to those of the Anglican Church. A series of extensive notes provides useful additional information at several points in the offices. Also included is a useful glossary defining specialized Greek liturgical terms.

Richard Frederick Littledale (1833-1890) was born and educated in Dublin. As a priest in the Tractarian tradition of the Church of England, he had a keen interest in the liturgies of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Littledale was also a noted hymn writer and translator.

This important volume remains a valuable aid to scholars seeking a basic knowledge of Eastern Orthodox rites. A selection of offices, especially those under theological controversy in their time, is presented in the original Greek. Littledale's translation into English assists the reader in comparing the offices to those of the Anglican Church. A series of extensive notes provides useful additional information at several points in the offices. Also included is a useful glossary defining specialized Greek liturgical terms.

Richard Frederick Littledale (1833-1890) was born and educated in Dublin. As a priest in the Tractarian tradition of the Church of England, he had a keen interest in the liturgies of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Littledale was also a noted hymn writer and translator.

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