Difference between revisions of "Archieratikon"
(An initial stab at this subject)
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The Archieratikon (Slavonic: Chinovnik)has the same function as the Hieratikon, but is intended for use by bishops performing the services, and contains directions for all the peculiarities of hierarchical services. Besides the order of the Vigil and the three liturgies, it contains the orders for the ordination or tonsuring to various ecclesiastical ranks and the order of the consecration of the antimins.
There is no complete text in English that has yet been published of this type, though the material in this text can be found in a variety of other sources