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  • noun Plural form of hymnody.


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  • There are many points of contact s between the two hymnodies; just as a certain influence was exerted by the Syrians on the Greeks and by both together on the Armenians in respect to the content and form of hymns, in like manner the East, particularly the half-Semitic, half-Greek Syrian Church influenced the development of Western Latin hymnody.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability 1840-1916 1913


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