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Title: The Incarnated Icon of Saidnaya Goes West
Subtitle: A Re-examination of the Motif in the Light of New Manuscript Evidence
Author(s): BARAZ, D.
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 108 Issue: 1-2 Date: 1995
In what follows I will present an Arabic text that solves the chronological problem of the transmission of the legend, and refers as well to the incarnation motif. I will then suggest an interpretation of the cultural context of the legend that can account for the difference in emphases between the European versions and the Eastern ones.