Synaxarium, Synaxarion, Synexarium, Synexarion, pl. Synaxaria (from a Greek word meaning synagein, to bring together; cf. etymology of "synaxis" and "synagogue") , the name given in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches to a compilation of hagiographies of Saints and Martyrs, along with some Church-related events, arranged in the order of their anniversaries.
Ancient Egyptians named their months by the names of their Gods that they used to worship, and they built temples for them. These names go well with the annual seasons, seeding-times and air condition. They used to make celebrations for each Egyptian God at his month..
This version of the Synaxarium here at St-Takla.org is divided by day, and there is another version of the Synaxarion divided by daily events.
The Seneksar of the Coptic Orthodox Church
|Name of the Coptic Month||General introduction||Anniversaries of that month|
|1- Tout||The name of the month of Thout comes from Thoth, the Ancient Egyptian God of Wisdom|
|2- Baba||The name of the month of Paopi comes from Hapy, the Ancient Egyptian Nile God..|
|3- Hator||The name of the month comes from Hathor, the Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Beauty and Love..|
The name of the month of Koiak comes from Ka Ha Ka, which means Good of Good, a name of the Ancient Egyptian sacred Abis Bull..
|5- Toba||The name of the month of Tobi comes from Amso Khem, a form of the Ancient Egyptian God Amun Ra..|
|6- Amshir||The name of the month of Meshir comes from Mechir, the Ancient Egyptian God genius of Wind.|
|7- Baramhat||The name of the month of Paremhat comes from Mont, the Ancient Egyptian God of War..|
|8- Bermoda||The name of the month of Paremoude comes from Renno, the Ancient Egyptian God of Severe Wind and Death..|
|9- Bashans||The name of the month of Pashons comes from Khonso, a God of the Moon, or of the Theban trinity and the son of Amoun-Re and Mout..|
|10- Baona||The name "Paoni" comes from the original Egyptian designation "the (month) of the Valley Festival,"..|
|11- Abib||The name of the month of Epip comes from Apida, the serpent that Horus killed..|
|12- Mesra||The name of the month of Mesori comes from Mes-o-ri, an Ancient Egyptian word that mean Birth of Sun..|
|13- Nasie||Pi Kogi Enavot also known as El Nasii, the small month..|
|13 Months||840 Feasts||366 Days|
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