Definition of Martyrdom. Meaning of Martyrdom. Synonyms of Martyrdom

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Definition of Martyrdom

Martyrdom
Martyrdom Mar"tyr*dom, n. [Martyr + -dom.] 1. The condition of a martyr; the death of a martyr; the suffering of death on account of adherence to the Christian faith, or to any cause. --Bacon. I came from martyrdom unto this peace. --Longfellow. 2. Affliction; torment; torture. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Martyrdom from wikipedia

- a religious belief or cause as demanded by an external party. In the martyrdom narrative of the remembering community, this refusal to comply with the...
- Boyarin characterizes W.H.C. Frend's view of martyrdom as having originated in "Judaism" and Christian martyrdom as a continuation of that practice. Frend...
- Martyrdom of Polycarp is a m****cript written in the form of a letter that relates the religious martyrdom of Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (the site of the...
- This suggests that there is no single fixed and immutable concept of martyrdom in the Muslim and Sikh world. The word shahid in Arabic means "witness"...
- Martyrdom is a fundamental institution of Sikhism. Sikh festivals are largely focused on the lives of the Sikh gurus and Sikh martyrs. Their martyrdoms...
- whether Guru Arjan was executed by drowning or died during torture. His martyrdom is considered a watershed event in the history of Sikhism. It is remembered...
- Martyrdom videos are video recordings, generally from Islamist jihadists who are about to take part in a suicide attack and expect to die during their...
- Polycarpus; AD 69 – 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna. According to the Martyrdom of Polycarp, he died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed...
- The Martyrdom of Habib the Deacon is a Syriac Christian martyrdom text. It pertains to the martyrdom of Habib, a deacon from the village Telzeha. Habib's...
- The Martyrdom of St Sebastian may refer to: Saint Sebastian (c. 256–288), early Christian saint and martyr The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (Leonardo)...
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