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Burial of an Ammanian Archbishop

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Burial of an Ammanian Archbishop in the Ammanian District of Dervera-5 An account by a late 27th-century monk

   The flash frozen body, arrayed in pontifical robes of gray taffeta garnished with bronze and silver, rested in the chapel on a basalt altar, covered with blue gold-bordered velvet, and surrounded with candles. The interior of the chapel was draped in purple. The head of the corpse reclined on a crimson velvet pillow, ornamented with beryl gems, and bore on the brow a braided crown. Close to it rose the banner of the general, a rank held by the archbishop by virtue of his office as governor of the Ammanian colony. At the right shoulder lay the pastoral staff, and in the right hand the Ammanian sword of office; at the feet were two royal maces of gilt carrinbeast ivory, and between them the Archbishop’s hat.
   For four months a constant stream of visitors appeared at the cathedral to kiss the beloved face, while monks held vigils, masses, and chants here and at other temples. …

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