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STIKHERON – another general title referring to a composed hymn written in verses. Such hymns occur throughout Orthodox worship, e.g.: they are inserted at the places appointed by the Typikon during the chanting of “Lord, I call” (Psalms 141, 142, 130 and 117) at Vespers. They are usually associated with Psalmody. (not to be confused with the deaconvestment Sticharion)