martyrium definition

  • noun:
    • A church or other edifice built at a website, specially a tomb, connected with a Christian martyr or saint.
    • A tomb or any other edifice erected in homage to a martyr.
    • guaranteeing one thing by talking about a person's very own experience.
    • A place in which the relics of martyrs are preserved, usually a crypt or underground chapel like the famous one of the church of Saint-Denis, France, which still retains much of the original Roman construction.

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