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Miracle data
Source name: BL Mariale 1
Short title: Julian the Apostate
Poncelet Number: 1140 - Nam cum ipse imperator bellaturus adversus Persas
Reference numbers: book1 no.4
Foliation in source: f. 110v
Incipit: Nam cum ipse imperator bellaturus adversus Persas
Summary: How the Emperor Julian, on his march against the Persians, passed through Caesarea in Cappadocia; how he met the Archbishop St. Basil there, and insulted him, and threatened to destroy the town on his return; and how he fell in the war by the hand of St. Mercurius, at the command of the Virgin (II, 602).