Elene, lines 1201-1320 [end]

Helen gathers the Jews together and urges them to follow the leadership of Cyriacus the bishop. She then calls upon all those who worship God to honor the day on which the Cross was found. The poem proper concludes with a prayer that heaven be unlocked for those who remember the festival of the Cross.

Then follows a long colophon in which the poet asks his readers pray for him. Runes which spell out CYNEWULF are used as part of a passage that has somewhat of an ubi sunt feel. The poem concludes with a brief discussion on judgment day, noting that those who are on the side of God will shine in beauty like the angels.

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