07 works, Today, November 22nd, is Philemon, Apphia and Onesimus’ day, their story, illustrated #325

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Apostle Archippus

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The Holy Apostles of the Seventy Philemon and his wife Apphia lived in the city of Colossa, a city of Phrygia in Asia Minor, was a man both wealthy and noble. After they were baptized by the holy Apostle Paul, they converted their house into a house of prayer, where all those who believed in Christ gathered and attended services. They devoted themselves to serving the sick and downcast…

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Author: zaidangallery

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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