This book contains episodes from the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, translated from original manuscripts of homilies of the Early Church Fathers: St. Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria, St. Basil the Great, St. Ephreim of Syria and St. Cyrial, Bishop of Jerusalem. The manuscripts are in the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Nitria Egypt
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