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Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar: Quiz


Question 1: All dates having to do with Pascha (Easter) - the beginning of ________, Ascension, Pentecost, etc.
Great LentEpitaphios (liturgical)Good FridayPentecostarion

Question 2: These are feasts which celebrate major historical events in the lives of Jesus Christ or the ________ (Virgin Mary).
Blessed Virgin MaryBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)TheotokosRoman Catholic Mariology

Question 3: Pascha falls on different calendar dates from year to year, calculated according to a strict set of rules (see ________ for details).
EasterLiturgical yearComputusGregorian calendar

Question 4: ________ (2 weeks from 1 August to 14 August in preparation for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos)
LentDormition of the TheotokosEasterGreat Lent

Question 5: Theology
Hesychasm - Icon
Apophaticism - ________
Miaphysitism - Monophysitism
Nestorianism - Theosis - Theoria
Phronema - Philokalia
Praxis - Theotokos
Hypostasis - Ousia
Essence-Energies distinction
Ecumenical councilFilioqueCatholic ChurchEast–West Schism

Question 6: ________ (40 days in preparation for the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord)
EasterNativity FastGreat LentEpiphany (holiday)

Question 7: These are the fixed dates; the particular day on which that date is observed differs depending upon whether one follows the ________ (sometimes referred to as the "Old Calendar") or the Revised Julian Calendar ("New Calendar").
Gregorian calendarChronologyIslamic calendarJulian calendar

Question 8: For example, Christmas Day (December 25) on the Julian Calendar falls on January 7 of the modern ________.
Islamic calendarByzantine calendarTimeGregorian calendar

Question 9: Traditions
Eastern Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodoxy
Syriac Christianity
Latin RiteRoman Catholic theologyEastern Catholic ChurchesEast–West Schism

Question 10: The season from the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee (three weeks before the Great Lent) through Holy Saturday is called Triodion, while the season from Pascha through Pentecost is called the ________.
PentecostarionEasterGood FridayBright Week


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