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Invention of the Cross


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  • proper n. The alleged discovery of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified by St Helena, mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 326 CE.
  • proper n. The church festival observed on 3 May in commemoration of St Helena's alleged discovery of the so-called True Cross.


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  • There is an exquisite and touching reminiscence of the Gothic in the superb portal and the matchless group of the Invention of the Cross.

    Castilian Days


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