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

Revision as of 17:47, March 17, 2006

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

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