13 works, Today, October 19th, is Varus and Cleopatra’s day, their story illustrated #290

Unknown artist
The Holy Martyr The torment of St. Varus and others like him, c. 11C

Miniature Minology for October.
State Historical Museum. Moscow.
I have no further description, at this time

During the reign of the impious Maximian, the Emperor of the Romans, there lived in Egypt a soldier named Varus, who secretly served the King of Heaven. Out of fear he hid his faith in God for a time, but later, he revealed it before both heaven and earth and became a spectacle before angels and men…

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