Eileton

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The '''eileton''' (Greek) or '''iliton''' (Slavonic) is a silk cloth containing the [[antimension]], and which is left on the [[altar]] table.
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Different commentators have said that it represents the burial cloth around Jesus' head, the Resurrection, or the infant Jesus' swaddling clothes.
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[[Category:Liturgical objects]]

Revision as of 04:36, June 10, 2008

The eileton (Greek) or iliton (Slavonic) is a silk cloth containing the antimension, and which is left on the altar table.

Different commentators have said that it represents the burial cloth around Jesus' head, the Resurrection, or the infant Jesus' swaddling clothes.

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