Engolpion

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'''Engolpion''' a general term for something worn upon the bosom. As a [[bishop]]’s vestment, it refers to a medallion with an [[icon]] in the center.  Usually referred to as a '''Panagia''' because the All-holy [[Theotokos]] is the subject of its icon.
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'''Engolpion''' is a general term for something worn upon the bosom. As a [[bishop]]’s vestment, it refers to a medallion with an [[icon]] in the center.  It is often referred to as a '''Panagia''' because the All-holy [[Theotokos]] is the subject of its icon.
  
All [[primate]]s and some bishops below the rank of primates  have the dignity of a second engolpion, which usually depicts Christ.  
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All [[primate]]s and some bishops below the rank of primate have the dignity of a second engolpion, which usually depicts Christ.  
  
 
[[Category:Liturgical objects]]
 
[[Category:Liturgical objects]]
 
[[Category:Vestments]]
 
[[Category:Vestments]]

Revision as of 20:29, January 9, 2007

Engolpion is a general term for something worn upon the bosom. As a bishop’s vestment, it refers to a medallion with an icon in the center. It is often referred to as a Panagia because the All-holy Theotokos is the subject of its icon.

All primates and some bishops below the rank of primate have the dignity of a second engolpion, which usually depicts Christ.

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