Book of the Three Odes is the liturgical book used by the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches of Byzantine rite during Great Lent from the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee until Holy Saturday morning of Holy Week.
the Greek custom of Tsiknopempti (loosely translatable as "Barbecue Thursday"), which involves the massive consumption of charred meat in the evening of Thursday, ten days before the beginning of the Great Lent.
two other words 'tsikna' (the smell of burnt and grilled meat) and 'Pempti' (Thursday in Greek) In some places in Greece, especially in nearby countryside of Peloponissos, the week of Tsiknopempti, people butcher their pigs and prepare delicious mezedes: "pixti", "omatia", "tsigarides", sausages, and more.
Carnaval Sunday begins on the following "pure" Monday so this is also known as "Meat-eating Sunday" Groups of people meet up in tavernas and homes to celebrate, with, of course, the inevitable accompaniment of wine and turning point for the present Carnival,when participation surged from thousands to tens of thousands and heightened awareness to have come in 1966 with the introduction of the "Treasure Hunt Game".
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