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(1) A collection of various facts, materials, and articles on some issue, most often arranged chronologically. The term is applied mainly to historical works.
(2) In Russian, a term used in theological writings to designate a collection of excerpts of sermons, exegeses of the Scriptures, and other works by ecclesiastical writers; also, a brief account of such texts.