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Virgin Platytera

Nancy Patterson Ševčenko

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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

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(Πλατυτέρα), the Virgin “wider (than the heavens),” an epithet of the Virgin derived from the liturgy of St. Basil,

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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