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date: 22 May 2024

Headpiece, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Robert S. NelsonRobert S. Nelson

the decorated frame or panel at the beginning of a text. Pre-Iconoclastic illuminators generally devoted little attention to the embellishment of a book's title and framed it with only a series of dashes and corner flourishes. But in the ... ...

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