meaning of anagnost

anagnost meaning in General Dictionary

a cleric inside small purchases of this Eastern Orthodox Church who checks out the lessons aloud into the liturgy (analogous on lector in the Roman Catholic Church)

Sentence Examples with the word anagnost

At a comparatively early age he entered the church, and held for some time the office of anagnost or reader; subsequently he manifested a desire to devote himself to the secular life as a rhetorician, an impulse which was checked by the earnest remonstrances of Gregory of Nazianzus.

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