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Sacred Relics and Imperial Ceremonies at the Great Palace of Constantinople

@inproceedings{Klein2006SacredRA,
  title={Sacred Relics and Imperial Ceremonies at the Great Palace of Constantinople},
  author={Holger A. Klein},
  year={2006}
}
“When the city was captured [...] and the palaces were taken over, [...] they found in them riches more than a great deal. [...] And the palace of Bukoleon was very rich [...] and in it there were fully thirty chapels, great and small, and there was one of them which was called the Holy Chapel, which was so rich and noble that there was not a hinge nor a band nor any other part [...] that was not all of silver, and there was no column that was not of jasper or porphyry or some other rich… 

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