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Vitae patrum
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 136r

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1) Mary of Egypt: Scene, recounting Life to Zosimus -- At left, Zosimus of Palestine, kneeling with arms crossed on breast, before Mary of Egypt, with both hands lowered.
In center, another Zosimus of Palestine, gesturing toward another Mary of Egypt, with right hand raised, both nimbed.
2) Mary of Egypt: Scene, crossing Jordan -- At right, group of men and women on ship with sail, including Mary of Egypt; at least two pairs of people embracing, the ship on waves.
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration of Sophronius, Life of Mary of Egypt.

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