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Vitae patrum
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 67r

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Sabas of Jerusalem: Scene, Miracle of saving Baker’s Clothes -- At left, baker, wearing cap, with left hand raised and with right hand lowered to dough spread on table before him. In center, blazing oven in which is bundle of clothes, all on mantle beneath which is bundle of sticks.
At far right, baker, wearing cap and apron, with joined hands raised, kneeling before Sabas of Jerusalem, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habits, with right hand raised in blessing and with left hand holding tau-staff.
Illustration of Cyril of Scythopolis, Life of Sabas, Chapter 5.

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