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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 109r
1) Theophilus the Monk: Scene, encountering four Crowned Men with Sergius and Hyginus -- At left, Theophilus the Monk, Sergius the Monk, and Hyginus the Monk, all nimbed, tonsured and wearing monk’s habits, one wearing cap, with sack slung over left shoulder, raising right hand toward four floating swords over flames, and four men, crowned, with right hands holding scepters.
2) Theophilus the Monk: Scene, encountering Crystal Church with Sergius and Hyginus -- At right, within cross-surmounted church, as half-figures Theophilus the Monk, Sergius the Monk, and Hyginus the Monk, all nimbed, tonsured and wearing monk’s habits, possibly kneeling, at least one with joined hands raised, before draped altar on which is cross on base; the church walls decorated with stars. Outside the church, perched in trees are flock of birds.
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration of Theophilus, Sergius, and Hyginus, Life of Macarius of Rome.
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