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In the near future I have to perform a lecture on icons that concern the
‘ Exaltation of the Cross’ . The Orthodox Church as well as the Catholic Church remember the ‘ Exaltation of the Cross’ ( that ‘took place’ in the 4th century after Christ) , in their liturgy every year on the 14 th of september. I know the legend of the
‘ Exaltation of the Cross ’ as this is written down in the Legenda Aurea a.a. However…. I can’t really find icons on this subject on the Internet or in books. My question for you is this: did you do research on icons that have the‘ Exaltation of the Cross as their subject? If so, I would be very glad if you are willing to send me some examples links etc and maybe information on their historical context,
Thank you in advance,
Bernadette van Woensel