Theotokonymia

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Theotokonomya (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the category of defining the various names given to the Virgin Mary. There are over 6,000 of these names attributed to the Theotokos. Most of these have been received through a vision such as the appearance of the Virgin to a [[saint]] in the Orthodox church but there are a variety of other reasons for her names.
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Theotokonomya (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the category of defining the various names given to the [[Theotokos]]. There are over 6,000 of these names. Most of them have been received into the Orthodox church through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Virgin to a [[saint]] in the Orthodox church, or through a variety of other reasons.
  
 
The following list defines these names in alphabetical order:
 
The following list defines these names in alphabetical order:

Revision as of 21:29, January 21, 2008

Theotokonomya (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the category of defining the various names given to the Theotokos. There are over 6,000 of these names. Most of them have been received into the Orthodox church through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Virgin to a saint in the Orthodox church, or through a variety of other reasons.

The following list defines these names in alphabetical order:

  • Lady of the Source (Ζωοδόχος Πηγή);
  • The Great Lady (Μεγάλη Παναγία Πάτμος) of Patmos
  • Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa

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