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Hagiographic Miscellany
Egypt, before Aug. 29, 994
MS M.633 fol. 1r

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Cross, flanked by A and W (Alpha and Omega), name of Jesus Christ inscribed with IC XC, and ornament of interlace and two cruciform decorations.
Headpiece singled out by three-sided frame decorated with ornament of two sets of interlace, and zig-zags, for title of Martyrdom of Seven Sleepers of Ephesus.
Decorated initial with scrolling foliate coronis descending into left margin.

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