be-sencan

be-sencan, wk.v: to sink, plunge, submerge, drown. (beh-SEN-kahn / bɛ-ˈsɛn-kan)

Today is the Feast of St Clement. Read his story in this week’s Wordhord Wednesday post on Patreon.

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Constantine and Methodius receiving the remains of Pope Clement I by the Black Sea. From The Menologion of Basil II (late 10th- or early 11th-century). Città del Vaticano, BAV, cod. Vat. gr. 1613, p. 204. [commons.wikimedia.org]

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