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The stoning of St Stephen. The Apostle Paul who saw the event is depicted in the right margin while Christ in a segment of sky is ready to receive St Stephen's soul. This manuscript contains passages from the Gospels in liturgical sequence that are used as readings in church services. Tempera on paper. Image taken from Syriac Lectionary. Originally published in Mosul (Iraq) 1216-1220.
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