Transport from Ephesos to Constantinople of the stone of Christ's Deposition: ceremonial reception

Summary:
 
Dates:
1169 
Loukas (Chrysoberges), patriarch of Constantinople (Loukas 11)
  • Led the religious observances in the conveyance of the stone of Christ¬ís Deposition from the Cross (which had come from Ephesos to Damalis) on to Constantinople (:) Kinnamos 278.1-2
Emperor Manuel I Komnenos (Manuel 1)
  • Brought the stone of Christ¬ís Deposition from the Cross (with tearmarks of the Theotokos) from Ephesos (where Mary Magdalene had left it) to Damalis, helping to carry it magnificently in procession from there to Constantinople (:) Kinnamos 277.7-278.5