09 works, Today, December 4th, is Saint John the Silent, يوحنا الدمشقي day, his story, illustrated #337

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Saint John with his adoptive brother Cosmas
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The city of Damascus in Syria fell to the Muslims in 635. At the time of the Caliph Abdul-Malik, responsibility for government of the Christian population was given to Sergius Mansur…

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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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