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Praxiteles
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The Cathedral of St. Pierre in Poitiers

The West facade:

The tympan of the west door with Christ enthroned in majesty and the Cross prominently displayed on his left – a reference to the connection bewteen Poitiers and the relics of the Cross sent by the Byzantine Emperor Justin II to Queen Radigunda which were received in solemn procession on 19 November 579 – and for which procession Venantius Fortunatus composed the great Latin hymn Vexilla Regis.

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