homologumena [hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh, -gyoo-] ExamplesWord Origin noun (used with a singular verb)

  1. the books in the New Testament generally held as authoritative and canonical by the early church.

Also ho·mo·lo·gou·me·na [hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh] /ˌhoʊ moʊ ləˈgu mə nə/. Compare antilegomena. Origin of homologumena Greek homologoûmena, neuter plural passive present participle of homologeîn to agree to, allow; see homologous Examples from the Web for homologoumena Historical Examples of homologoumena

  • They were thus contrasted with the Homologoumena, or universally acknowledged writings.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2


  • Homologoumena, name given to the books of the New Testament accepted as canonical.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

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