What is metropolitan?

  • (noun): In the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on metropolitan, metropolitans:

Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) - Metropolitans of Kiev and All Ukraine
... The first Metropolitan of Kiev was the Holy Hierarch Michael from 988 to 992 ... Here is the list of the latest Metropolitans since the persecution of the Church and then the independence of Ukraine ... Hieromartyr Volodymyr (Bohoyavlenskyi) 1915 - 1918 Metropolitan Antonius (Khrapovytskyi) 1918 - 1919 Archbishop Nazariy (Blinov) 1919-1921 Metropolitan Michael (Yermakov) 1921 - 1925 Bishop Serhiy (Kumynskyi) 1925 ...
KV54 - Gallery of Images
... Floral collar found in tomb KV54, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City Linen from KV54 containing hieratic writing bearing Tutankhamen's prenomen (Nebkheperure) and the regnal date Year 6 ...
Metropolitan Statistical Area
... In the United States a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area ... As such the precise definition of any given metropolitan area can vary with the source ... A typical metropolitan area is centered around a single large city that wields substantial influence over the region (e.g ...
Jerome Myers - A Story of Two Paintings
... In 1934 the Metropolitan Museum of Art purchased the painting "Street Group," from the Municipal Art Exhibition in Rockefeller Center ... The occasion was when the Metropolitan Museum of Art first decided to purchase a painting of his titled "The Mission Tent." Here is a quote from the Metropolitan Museum Bulletin in June 1913 ... and a profound appreciation of their significance." Not only was the sale to the Metropolitan a great honor then, but it also provided him with enough money to move his family from their small ...
Darfield, South Yorkshire
53.535 -1.3757 Darfield Darfield Population 8,066 OS grid reference SK5198 Metropolitan borough Barnsley Metropolitan county South Yorkshire Region Yorkshire and the Humber Country England ...

More definitions of "metropolitan":

  • (noun): A person who lives in a metropolis.
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of a metropolis.
    Example: "Metropolitan area"

Famous quotes containing the word metropolitan:

    In metropolitan cases, the love of the most single-eyed lover, almost invariably, is nothing more than the ultimate settling of innumerable wandering glances upon some one specific object.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)