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hierology (s), hierologies (pl)
1. The sacred literature of a people.
2. A treatise on sacred things; especially, the science that deals with the ancient writings and inscriptions of the Egyptians, or a treatise on that science.
3. Sacred literature or lore; the literature embodying the religious beliefs of a country or people; such as, of the Egyptians, Greeks, Jews, etc.
4. The history of religions as a branch of study.
This entry is located in the following units: hiero-, hier- (page 3) -ology, -logy, -ologist, -logist (page 35)