The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(from Greek paramonarios, “warden of the church,” “sexton”), a warden in the Orthodox Church whose functions included ringing the bells, singing in the choir, and assisting in the service. The ponomar’ no longer exists in the present-day Russian Orthodox Church.

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