Pontifical vs Ordo - What's the difference?
Pontifical is a see also of ordo.
As nouns the difference between pontifical and ordo
is that pontifical
is a book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff while ordo
is (music) a musical phrase constructed from one or more statements of one modal pattern and ending in a rest.
As a adjective pontifical
is of or pertaining to a pontiff.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Of or pertaining to a pontiff.
# Of or pertaining to a bishop; episcopal.
# Of or pertaining to a pope; papal.
Pompous, dignified or dogmatic.
Of or pertaining to the pontifices of Ancient Rome.
Of or relating to the building of bridges.
- Now had they brought the work by wondrous art / Pontifical , a ridge of pendent rock / Over the vexed abyss.
A book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff.
* 1995 , Richard A. Jackson, Ordines coronationis Franciae: texts and ordines for the coronation of Frankish and French kings and queens in the Middle Ages , page 30:
* 2001 , Leon F. Strieder, The Promise of Obedience: A Ritual History , page 32:
- Both ordines are related to an ordo in a pontifical in Reims, the Ordo of 1200 (Ordo XIX). The latter was to be consulted again and again, and its formulas were to have a marked effect upon the French ceremony;
- William Durandus, bishop of Mende in the south of France, compiled a pontifical' in three books. William never intended his work to be a universal ' pontifical , but its clarity of arrangement and quality of substance, along with
The plural, pontificals , refers to "the vestments of a bishop".
(music) A musical phrase constructed from one or more statements of one modal pattern and ending in a rest.
(Roman Catholicism) A calendar which prescribes the Mass and office which is to be celebrated each day.