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...
- This suggests that there is no single fixed and immutable concept of martyrdom in the Muslim world. The word shahid in Arabic means "witness". Its development...
- 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...
- Delhi mark the places of execution and cremation of the Guru's body. His martyrdom is remembered as the Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahadur every year on...
- Martyrdom is a fundamental institution of Sikhism. Sikh festivals are largely focused on the lives of the Sikh gurus and Sikh martyrs. Their martyrdoms...
- Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. The details of Saint Sebastian's martyrdom were first spoken of by 4th-century bishop Ambrose of Milan (Saint Ambrose)...
- 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...
- "Background to Babism: A brief epitome of Babi history". Dying for God: Martyrdom in the Shii and Babi Religions. M.A. Thesis: University of Toronto. Retrieved...
- The concept of martyrdom is understood in the Western world as facing ****cution and giving of one's life for a set of beliefs, most often religious...
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