Theotokonymia

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'''Theotokonymia''' (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the defining of various names and titles given to the [[Theotokos]], of which there are over 6,000.  Most of them have been received into the [[Orthodox Church]] through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Theotokos to a [[saint]] in the Orthodox church or through a variety of other reasons.
 
'''Theotokonymia''' (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the defining of various names and titles given to the [[Theotokos]], of which there are over 6,000.  Most of them have been received into the [[Orthodox Church]] through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Theotokos to a [[saint]] in the Orthodox church or through a variety of other reasons.
  
The names are defined in the following list:
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Listed below are a few of the most popular of these names:
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* [[Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa]]
 
* [[Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa]]
 
* [[Panagia Gorgoepikoos]]
 
* [[Panagia Gorgoepikoos]]
* [[Panagia Ierosolymitissa]] (Jerusalem)  
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* [[Panagia Ierosolymitissa]] (Jerusalem) - The icon at the tomb of the most Holy [[Theotokos|Virgin Mary]]
* Panagia Pammakaristou
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* [[Panagia Pantanassa]]
 
* [[Panagia Pantanassa]]
* [[Panagia Portaitissa]] (Mount Athos)
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* [[Panagia Portaitissa]] (Mount Athos) - This and the [[icon]] of [[Panagia of Axion Esti]] are the most popular from Mount [[Athos]]
 
* [[Panagia Vlacharnea]] or Panagia Vlahernon
 
* [[Panagia Vlacharnea]] or Panagia Vlahernon
 
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Revision as of 15:23, January 24, 2008

Theotokonymia (Gr. Θεοτοκονύμια) is the defining of various names and titles given to the Theotokos, of which there are over 6,000. Most of them have been received into the Orthodox Church through the revelation of a vision, such as the appearance of the Theotokos to a saint in the Orthodox church or through a variety of other reasons.

Listed below are a few of the most popular of these names:


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