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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Annemarie Weyl CarrAnnemarie Weyl Carr, Robert F. TaftRobert F. Taft

(ἀσΠασμός, “greeting”), the meeting of the pregnant Virgin and Elizabeth, when Elizabeth's child, John the Baptist, leapt in her womb. The episode is notable for Elizabeth's acclamation of Christ and for ... ...

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