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|This text is not heavily abbreviated. Most of the abbreviated words are nomina sacra terms, which I personally feel are not so much abbreviations as a form of symbolic language. The last two terms appear to be ad hoc contractions to fit the heading into an inadequate space on the line.|
|Vespasian Psalter, 8th century (British Library, Cotton Vespasian A1 f.6r). All photographs by permission of the British Library.|
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