Perikope (of griech. κóπτειν, koptein,” cut “) means section and e.g.
- is a term of the Liturgie. in Perikopenbuch, a general name for a book, which contains the texts from the Bible, used in the service. Perikopenbuch is a generic term for Evangeliar, Epistolar, Lektionar.
- particularly a term of the Evangelist Liturgie: Collection of lectures
- a verse form: a verse song of the antiquity with larger, not regular Strophenform.
- a term from the Metrik: larger metric section