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Miracle data
Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Alexius in the Mine
Poncelet Key: 215 - Constantinopolitana imperatrix, / quae Yordana
Reference numbers: no.6
Rubric/Title in source: De imperatore Constantinopolitano
Incipit: Imperator tertius Constantinopolitane civitatis dum super artificibus fodientibus metalla insisteret
Summary: The emperor of Constantinople is buried in a mine. His wife has mass said for a year at altar of Virgin, who nourishes emperor and commands bishop to rescue him. (246)