07 works, Today, October 24th, is Martyr Arethas’ day, his story illustrated #295

Tzortzi (Zorzis) Fuka
The Martyrdom of St. Arethas the Great Martyr, and those with him, c. 1547

Mount Athos (Dionysios)

Holy Martyr Arethas, and those with him, contested for piety’s sake in the year 524 in Najran, a city in present-day Yemen…

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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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