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Question 1: Of all the descriptions the most complete is that in the "Peregrinatio Aetheriae" the author of which assisted at Matins in the churches of ________, where great solemnity was displayed.
JerusalemDamascusBeirutIsrael

Question 2: ________ gives us a more detailed account of the night office of the 5th century monks.
Catholic ChurchJohn ChrysostomJohn CassianEastern Catholic Churches

Question 3: These are given in an appendix of the book of the ________.
Catholic ChurchCanonical hoursTridentine MassLiturgy of the Hours

Question 4: The ________ (My soul doth magnify the Lord ...) while the deacon censes the Church
Hail MaryMarian devotionsMagnificatAngelus

Question 5: In the ________, Matins is called Orthros in Greek (ὄρθρος, meaning "early dawn" or "daybreak") and Oútrenya in Slavonic (Оўтреня).
Eastern ChristianitySaint Thomas ChristiansEast–West SchismOrthodox Church

Question 6: After the psalms, two lessons with their responsories are read, the first from the ________, but not from the Gospels, and the second being patristic, hagiographical, or magisterial.
Nevi'imBiblical canonBibleChristianity and Judaism

Question 7: The lessons from Holy Scripture were distributed in accordance with certain fixed rules (rubrics) which assigned such or such books of the ________ to certain seasons of the year.
BibleBiblical canonNevi'imChristianity and Judaism

Question 8: The word "Matins" is derived from ________ matutinum or matutinae, respectively neuter singular (qualifying "tempus", time) and feminine plural (qualifying "vigiliae", vigils) of the adjective matutinus, meaning "of or belonging to the morning".
Old LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinLatin

Question 9: ________ defended the Vigils against the attacks of Vigilantius, but it is principally concerning the watches at the tombs of the martyrs that he speaks in his treatise, "Contra Vigilantium".
IrenaeusJeromeEucharistic theologies contrastedJustin Martyr

Question 10: In the Tridentine Roman Liturgy this custom, so ancient and so solemn, was no longer represented but by the Homily; but after the ________ it has been restored for the celebration of vigils.
Second Vatican CouncilCatholic ChurchPope Benedict XVIPope John Paul II







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