Eulogia

The host, consecrated bread, dispensed after the mass. [< Gr. eulogia = praise, blessing]

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  • Eulogia — • The term has been applied in ecclesiastical usage to the object blessed. It was occasionally used in early times to signify the Holy Eucharist, and in this sense is especially frequent in the writings of St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Eulogĭa — Eulogĭa, in der Griechischen Kirche 1) so v.w. Benediction, Segen; 2) das heilige Abendmahl; bes. 3) die Überbleibsel von dem heiligen Abendmahl, welche vordem an abwesende Christen, Kranke, Gefangene etc. gesendet wurden; in der Römischen Kirche …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • EULOGIA — Graece Εὐλογία, inter sacra Eucharistiae nomina, r ad Corinih. c. 10. v. 16. Τό ποτήριον τῆς ἐυλογίας, ὃ ἐυλογοῦμεν, Calix benedictionis, cui benediciumus. Propter Christum nempe Εὐλογήσαντα, dum sacra ista signa tractaret, Matth. c. 26. v. 26.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • eulogia — /eulo dʒia/ s.f. [dal gr. eylogía lode; benedizione , der. di eylogéō lodare, dire bene e quindi benedire ]. 1. (eccles.) [nella Chiesa delle origini, pane eucaristico consacrato e non consumato]. 2. (lett., non com.) [testo scritto o orale che… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • eulogia —    eulogìa    (s.f.) elogio, celebrazione / Nell uso ecclesiastico il termine è stato impiegato per designare l oggetto consacrato. Agli albori della storia del cristianesimo e. indicava la Satna Eucarestia: questo uso è frequen­te negli scritti… …   Dizionario di retorica par stefano arduini & matteo damiani

  • eulogia — [yo͞o lō′jē ə, yo͞o lō′jə] n. [ML, food, blessing (in ML(Ec), the Eucharist): see EULOGY] bread blessed but not consecrated, and given in small pieces to the noncommunicants at Mass, esp. in the Eastern Orthodox Church …   English World dictionary

  • eulogia — eu·lo·gì·a s.f. 1. TS eccl. nella Chiesa cristiana antica e orientale, pane benedetto distribuito ai fedeli | reliquia proveniente dai luoghi sacri 2. TS lett. elogio, celebrazione: una bella eulogia e apologia inglese del liberalismo (Croce)… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Eulogia — The term eulogia, Greek for a blessing , has been applied in ecclesiastical usage to the object blessed. HistoryIt was occasionally used in early times to signify the Holy Eucharist, and in this sense is especially frequent in the writings of St …   Wikipedia

  • Eulogia — Eulogie (gr. εὐλογία, wörtl.: „gutes Wort“, übertragene Bedeutung: „Segenspruch“), ist in theologischer Begriff, der sowohl in der neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft als auch in der Liturgik verwendet wird. Neues Testament In der neutestamentlichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • eulogia — /yooh loh jee euh/; for 2 also Gk. /ev law yee ah/, n. 1. Also called antidoron, holy bread. Eastern Ch. blessed bread given to the congregation during vespers or at the end of the liturgy. 2. Gk. Orth. Ch. a blessing. [1745 55; < LL < Gk eulogía …   Universalium

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