Sweotolung-dæg

Sweotolung-dæg, m.n: Epiphany (lit. ‘manifestation day’). [SWAY-oh-toh-lung-DÆγ]

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Adoration of the Magi, with female saints in niches: the Virgin Mary crowned with a lily-sceptre; St Clare (?) with a book; St Catherine with her wheel; St Margaret with a long cross and a dragon; a female saint with no emblem; and St Mary Magdalene with her pot of ointment). The Queen Mary Psalter. England, 1310-1320. British Library, Royal MS 2 B VII, f. 112v. [bl.uk]

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