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Turkey, Istanbul, mid 12th century
MS M.692 fol. 214r

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Cruciform frame decorated with foliate and floreate ornament and surmounted by two birds flanking fountain with pinecone finial, enclosing Hand of God above half figure of Simeon Stylites wearing monk's habit with cucullus, orant, name inscribed, as stylite on platform over column.
Illustration for Menologium, September 1.

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