05 works, Today, September 10th, is Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora’s day, their story illustrated #252

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Menodora, Nymphodora, and Metrodora
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The Holy Virgins Menodora, Nymphodora, and Metrodora (305–311), were sisters from Bithynia, present day Turkey. Distinguished for their special piety, they wanted to preserve their virginity and avoid worldly associations. They left their country of origin in Bithynia, an ancient region, kingdom and Roman province in the northwest of Asia Minor, and established themselves in a deserted place near the city of Pythias, Delphi, near a spring…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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