88) Presbyter Simeon in the Florentian Cathedral

These depict the fate of Presbyter Simeon who was jailed in the Cathedral in 1439 for not submitting to the Papacy.

These illustrations come from Zhitie Sergiia [Life of Sergei], pg 333, originally housed in the Troitskii Monastery, but moved to the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 13.4 by 11.5 cm.




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