palm-dæg

palm-dæg, m.n: Palm Sunday. (PALM-DAIE / ˈpalm-ˌdæj)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a haloed man on a donkey entering the gates of a city, his hand raised before him with his index and middle fingers extended; a group of men follow him on foot with what looks like rays of gold coming out of their hands, and the people in the city greet them, holding gold palm fronds.
Benedictional of St Æthelwold; England (Winchester), 963-984; British Library, Add MS 49598, f. 45v. [bl.uk]

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