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AMMONIAN SECTIONS

Divisions marked in the margins of nearly all the ancient manuscripts of the Gospels. Their purpose was to illustrate the parallelism between corresponding parts in the four evangelists. They were the forerunners of our present chapters and verses.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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