Epimanikia

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'''Epimanikia''' (singular ''epimanikion'') are liturgical vestments.  They are fabric cuffs, usually brocade, that lace onto the wrists of a [[bishop]], [[priest]], or [[deacon]] to contain the sleeves of the [[sticharion]]. There is usually a cross embroidered or appliquéd to the center.
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'''Epimanikia''' (singular ''epimanikion'') are liturgical [[vestments]].  They are fabric cuffs, usually brocade, that lace onto the wrists of a [[bishop]], [[priest]], or [[deacon]] to contain the sleeves of the [[sticharion]]. There is usually a cross embroidered or appliquéd to the center.
  
 
Since the deacon wears a more elaborate sticharion as an outer garment, he wears the epimanikia underneath its sleeves.  
 
Since the deacon wears a more elaborate sticharion as an outer garment, he wears the epimanikia underneath its sleeves.  
  
 
[[Category:Liturgics]][[Category:Vestments]]
 
[[Category:Liturgics]][[Category:Vestments]]

Revision as of 08:35, December 29, 2005

Epimanikia (singular epimanikion) are liturgical vestments. They are fabric cuffs, usually brocade, that lace onto the wrists of a bishop, priest, or deacon to contain the sleeves of the sticharion. There is usually a cross embroidered or appliquéd to the center.

Since the deacon wears a more elaborate sticharion as an outer garment, he wears the epimanikia underneath its sleeves.

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