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Homily on the Holy Cross
Egypt, 854-855
MS M.599. Fol. 001r

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Above two columns, two rectangular headpieces decorated with interlace and finials at two left corners and right side, flank head of Christ, cross (?)-nimbed, bearded, twice inscribed with name of Christ, initials XC IC, in upper margin.
Headpiece above title of Cyril of Jerusalem, Homily on the Holy Cross, at left.Scrolling foliate coronis along left margin.

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