I would like to suggest that the name of this article be changed to "Liturgical Books, Byzantine." It's clear that the author of the article was referring to the Byzantine tradition (represented by both Greek and Slavic Orthodoxy). There are a number of other Orthodox traditions, however, each with its own liturgical books. I am thinking here of the Coptic, Armenian, Ethiopian, etc. -- Fr Lev
- I admit a large amount of ignorance in this area and honestly created the article so I could learn more from everyone else. I am very open to the name of this article changing. What does everyone else think? Oh, I was thinking of making a template to basically point any new persons looking into liturgics in the right places. What do y'all think? Joe 20050109
- The Byzantine (incl. both Slavic and Greek) tradition is sort of a "default" for OrthodoxWiki, and non-Byzantine articles which might otherwise have the same name as Byzantine ones are specified with a parenthetical in the title. See OW:SM, which indicates, among other things, such specifications as Vespers (Western Rite) or Church of Alexandria (Coptic).
- I'm of the opinion that this article ought to be named simply Liturgical books or even List of liturgical books (since the article is not likely to be much more than that?). "Of the Orthodox Church" is pretty much implied by inclusion on this site, I would think. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 15:37, January 9, 2006 (CST)
- I agree about the default and the renaming. I'm moving the page to "Liturgical books" since I hope this will be more of an overview rather than a simple list. Fr. John
Many of the books described in this article already have articles in their own right, some more extensive than others (e.g., Apostolos, Menaion, Octoechos, Pentecostarion, Lenten Triodion, Psalter, Typikon, although this final one has no content). —Dcn. David talk contribs 15:38, January 10, 2006 (CST)
- That's a good point. Maybe this page can be a kind of disambiguation or summary page, linking to the others and providing a general overview. Fr. John