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hagiology


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hagiology  \Ha`gi*ol"o*gy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  sacred  +  -logy.] 
  The  history  or  description  of  the  sacred  writings  or  of 
  sacred  persons;  a  narrative  of  the  lives  of  the  saints;  a 
  catalogue  of  saints.  --J.  H.  Newman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hagiology 
  n  :  literature  narrating  the  lives  (and  legends)  of  the  saints 




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