Apostolos (Orthodox liturgy)

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In Orthodox liturgy, the Apostolos is a book containing texts traditionally believed to be authored by one of the twelve apostles (disciples) – various epistles and the Acts of the Apostles – from which one is selected to be read during service.[1] The Apostolos is the reading that precedes the Gospel Reading.

The term is also used for the reading of the selected text.


  1. ^ Thomas Hartwell Horne (1821). An introduction to the critical study and knowledge of the Holy Scriptures. Volume II. T. Cadell. p. 88. 

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  • Orthodox Eastern Church (1980). The Apostolos: the Acts and Letters of the Holy Apostles Read in the Orthodox Church throughout the Year. Holy Cross Orthodox Press.