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Definition of Melchite

Melchite
Melchite Mel"chite, n. [Heb. melek king.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect, chiefly in Syria and Egypt, which acknowledges the authority of the pope, but adheres to the liturgy and ceremonies of the Eastern Church.

Meaning of Melchite from wikipedia

- The term Melkite (/ˈmɛlkaɪt/), also written Melchite, refers to various Christian churches of the Byzantine Rite and their members originating in the Middle...
- **** (2004), p. 21 **** (2004, p. 21 Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Melchites" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. **** (2004)...
- appears to have been due to the treachery of Cyrus, prefect of Egypt and Melchite Patriarch of Alexandria, and the incompetence of the Byzantine generals...
- The Archeparchy of Beirut and Byblos (in Latin: Archieparchia Berytensis et Gibailensis Graecorum Melkitarum) is a metropolitan eparchy of the Melkite...
- Cyrus of Alexandria (Arabic: المقوقس‎ al-Muqawqis) was a Melchite patriarch of the see of Alexandria in the 7th century, one of the authors of Monothelism...
- heretical. Within the empire they recognized only the Chalcedonian (or Melchite) in****bents, regarding as illegitimate the non-Chalcedonian claimants of...
- Christians were 45 Orthodox, 12 Roman Catholics, 13 Gr**** Catholics (Melchites), 6 Syrian Catholic, 11 Armenians, 4 Copts and 1 Church of England. In...
- astronomical, and historical information. Melkite Calendar, or Les Fetes des MelchitesArabic text with French translation extract from The Remaining Signs...
- Orthodox (Including Gr****, Syriac and Armenian Orthodox), Catholic (Roman and Melchite) churches and Evangelical communities. The majority of Palestinian Christians...
- 1 Syrian Orthodox (Jacobite), 332 Roman Catholics, 144 Gr**** Catholic (Melchite), 211 Church of England, and 122 "other". The po****tion increased at the...
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