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Vestments in the Orthodox Church

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1. A tighter vestment, black or another color, usually worn under the rasson
a. Anteri
b. Rasson
c. Stiharion
d. Epitrahilion
a. Anteri
This long narrow stole has fringed ends that represent the soles that rest on the priest
shoulders.
a. Anteri
b. Rasson
c. Stiharion
d. Epitrahilion
d. Epitrahilion
3. Black robe with wide sleeves worn by all ranks.
a. Anteri
b. Rasson
c. Stiharion
d. Epitrahilion
b. Rasson
4. Deacons wear this decorated vestment and priest on the other have a simpler plain
design because it is covered up.
a. Anteri
b. Rasson
c. Stiharion
d. Epitrahilion
c. Stiharion
5. A diamond shaped symbol that hangs on the right of the bishops or on priest as an
honorary title.
a. zoni
b. epimanikia
c. epigonation
d. Phelonion
c. epigonation
6. These cuffs cover the wrist holding back the sleeves symbolizing the creative power of
God.
a. zoni
b. epimanikia
c. epigonation
d. Phelonion
b. epimanikia
7. This belt goes in front of the stiharion and epitrahilion Symbolizing the strength given to
the priest or bishop by the holy spirit in order to perform holy communion.
a. zoni
b. epimanikia
c. epigonation
d. Phelonion
a. zoni
8. This is a cone shaped cloak symbolizes the red tunic which Pilate dressed our lord
before his crucifixion.
a. zoni
b. epimanikia
c. epigonation
d. Phelonion
d. Phelonion
9. Embroidered cloth worn over the saccos around the neck and the shoulders. A short one
is worn until the Gospel when it is switched for a longer one.
a. sakkos
b. omoforion
c. ravdos
d. Mandyas
b. omoforion
10. This staff has two dragon heads facing each other and a cross in the center.
a. sakkos
b. omoforion
c. ravdos
d. Mandyas
c. ravdos
11. Long sleeveless cape that hangs around the neck over the shoulders with the back
extending several feet on the floor.
a. sakkos
b. omoforion
c. ravdos
d. Mandyas
d. Mandyas
12. This garment is shorter than the stiharion with wide sleeves symbolizing the red tunic
which pilate dressed our Lord before his crucifixion.
a. sakkos
b. omoforion
c. ravdos
d. mandyas
a. sakkos