Cathedral

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      in Christian churches that have an episcopal form of church government, the church in which a residential bishop has his official seat or throne, the cathedra. Cathedral churches are of different degrees of dignity. There are cathedral churches of simple diocesan bishops, of archbishops or metropolitans, of primates, patriarchs, and, in the Roman Catholic Church, of the pope. A cathedral church is not necessarily large and magnificent, although most cathedrals have become so. Since the territorial organization of the early church followed that of the Roman Empire, cathedrals from the first were established wherever possible in towns, not in villages. [...]
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      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9020803
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    • ABNT:
      Cathedral. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803. Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
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      Cathedral. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803
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      Cathedral. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
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      “Cathedral.” 2020. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803.
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      ‘Cathedral’ (no date) Britannica Online. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803 (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Cathedral’ n.d., Britannica Online, viewed 26 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Cathedral.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803. Accessed 26 Sept. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Cathedral.” Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803.
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      Cathedral. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Sep 26]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9020803