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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 133v
1) Euphrosina of Alexandria: Scene, revealed to Father -- At left, within room, Euphrosina of Alexandria, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, laying in draped bed, embracing her father, Paphnutius of Alexandria, wearing cap, behind the bed, accompanied by group of tonsured monks, wearing monk’s habits (most with only heads visible).
2) Euphrosina of Alexandria: Scene, Death -- In center, within cross-surmounted monastery, Euphrosina of Alexandria, nimbed, tonsured, eyes closed, and wearing monk’s habit, laying on draped bed, embraced by abbot, nimbed, mitered, wearing abbot’s habit, behind the bed, beside tonsured monk throwing water from vessel on father of Euphrosina, Paphnutius of Alexandria, wearing cap, departing to right.
3) Zosimus of Palestine: Scene, crossing River Jordan -- At right, Zosimus of Palestine, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with sack slung over right shoulder, raising right hand toward nimbed saint, possibly wingless angel, gesturing toward River Jordan.
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration at end of Life of Euphrosina of Alexandria and at beginning of Sophronius, Life of Mary of Egypt.
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