Definitions of terms related to Eastern Orthodox Church.
This glossary of Eastern Orthodox Church provides definitions of terms related to Eastern Orthodox Church, with links to full articles where available.
- Alexandrian rite
- System of liturgical practices found in Egyptian and Ethiopian Christian churches. It is historically associated with St. Mark the Evangelist, who is believed to have traveled to Alexandria.
- (also antimension) In Eastern Orthodoxy, the portable altar that consists of a silk or linen cloth decorated with scenes from the Passion and containing relics. Its use began around the beginning of the 9th century.
- Coptic Orthodox Church
- The principal Christian church in Egypt.