What does hagiology mean?

Definitions for hagiologyˌhæg iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌheɪ dʒi-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hagiology.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hagiology(noun)

    literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints


  1. hagiology(Noun)

    literature dealing with the lives of saints

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hagiology(noun)

    the history or description of the sacred writings or of sacred persons; a narrative of the lives of the saints; a catalogue of saints

  2. Origin: [Gr. "a`gios sacred + -logy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hagiology

    hag-i-ol′o-ji, n. history of saints.—n. Hagiog′rapher, a writer of saints' lives.—adjs. Hagiograph′ic, -al, pertaining to the writing of saints' lives.—ns. Hagiog′raphy, the lives of saints as a branch of literature; Hagiol′ater, one who worships saints; Hagiol′atry, the worship of saints.—adjs. Hagiolog′ic, -al.—n. Hagiol′ogist, one versed in the legends of saints. [Gr. hagios, holy, logia, discourse.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hagiology in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hagiology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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