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Virgin Eleousa

Nancy Patterson Ševčenko

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Published in print January 1991 | ISBN: 9780195046526
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187922
Virgin Eleousa

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(᾽Ελεου̑σα). The epithet “compassionate” was applied to the Virgin from the 8th–9th C. onward, and was also attached with rather

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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