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Feasts and Saints of the Day: May 20

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John Dillon <[log in to unmask]>

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medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture

Herewith a link to an earlier 'Saints of the day' for 20. May (including St. Aurea of Ostia; St. Baudel; St. Lucifer of Cagliari; St. Austregisilus of Bourges; St. Theodore of Pavia; St. Bernardino of Siena):
http://tinyurl.com/7ekq6tg


Further to Baudel:

In that earlier post's notice of this saint, the two links to pages with expandable views of different frescoes from the ermita de San Baudelio de Berlanga in today's Caltojar (Soria) on permanent loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York no longer function. Use these instead:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/61.248
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/61.219
A view of one of the frescoes (this one showing an elephant-and-castle) from the ermita de San Baudelio de Berlanga that was returned to the Museo del Prado in Madrid:
http://tinyurl.com/busnudf


Further to Austregisilus:

In that earlier post's notice of this saint, the page of views of the collégiale Saint-Austrégésile at Saint-Outrille (Cher) has links to further views (exterior and interior). Add as well this other illustrated, French-language page on that church:
http://tinyurl.com/86pdwu4
and this detail view of the exterior of the apse:
http://tinyurl.com/7rcg3yk

Also add this French-language page on the mostly twelfth-century église Saint-Austrégésile ou Saint-Pierre at Mouchan (Gers), a former priory of Cluny:
http://tinyurl.com/84d9cdr
and these views of that church:
http://tinyurl.com/78r9s7x
http://tinyurl.com/87c5y5g
http://tinyurl.com/7mvlh2z
http://tinyurl.com/7ju9q7k
http://tinyurl.com/869zk8h
http://tinyurl.com/cs6vez9


Further to Theodore of Pavia:

In that earlier post's notice of this saint, the link to the expandable views of frescoes in Pavia's basilica di San Teodoro no longer functions. Use this instead:
http://tinyurl.com/8xhj9p8
In the same notice, the link to another view of this church's capital bearing an image of a siren no longer functions. Use this instead:
http://tinyurl.com/7q3xyuj


Further to Bernardino of Siena:

In that earlier post's notice of this saint, the link to a view of the front portal lunette on L'Aquila's basilica di San Bernardino no longer functions. Use this instead:
http://tinyurl.com/6uplut9

In the same post, add after the link to Bernardino as depicted in the church of San Bernardino at Ivrea this link to before-and-after views of Bernardino's recently restored fresco portrait in the cathedral of Nardò, a slightly earlier (1478) Italian example of a cheerier depiction of this saint:
http://tinyurl.com/452jclw


Today (20. May) is also the feast day of:

1) Lydia of Thyatira (d. 1st cent.). According to Acts 16:14-15, Lydia, a woman from Thyatira (Thyateira) in Asia Minor, was residing in Philippi and was engaged there in the sale of cloth dyed in purple (ancient Thyatira was a major producer of dyed cloth) when St. Paul and his companions arrived and began preaching. Lydia was Paul's first convert there. Following her example, her entire household became Christian. At Lydia's invitation Paul and the others stayed at her house during their time in Philippi. Lydia is not known to have enjoyed a cult in late antiquity or in the Middle Ages. Her Roman Catholic and Orthodox commemorations appear to be early modern in origin.

A view of the remains of a fifth- or sixth-century basilica in Akhisar in Turkey's Manisa province, the modern successor of ancient Thyatira:
http://tinyurl.com/72v6hk3
More views of Roman-period remains in Akhisar:
http://autumnridgechurch.wordpress.com/thyatira/ 


2) Thallelaeus of Aegae, Alexander, and Asterius (d. 283 or 284, supposedly). According to their seemingly late antique legendary Passio (BHG 1707), Thallelaeus (also Thalleleus, Thaleleus, etc.) was a student of medicine in Lebanon who escaped a persecution there only to be martyred gruesomely at Aegae in Cilicia in the reign of Numerian; Alexander and Asterius were soldiers tasked with carrying out Thallelaeus' execution. Divinely prevented from accomplishing their task, Alexander and Asterius then confessed Christianity and were decapitated. Thallelaeus had to undergo several further failed attempts to kill him before he too was executed by decapitation. Thus far the Passio. Thallelaeus is numbered among the medical saints (Holy Unmercenaries) of Greek and other Eastern-rite Christianity. A church in Jerusalem dedicated to him is recorded in the early ninth-century _De casis Dei_. The revised RM of 2001, following its frequent practice with saints known only from their appearance in stereotypical minor roles in legendary Passiones, dropped Alexander and Asterius from this commemoration. Many Eastern-rite churches celebrate all three.

The martyrdom of Thallelaeus and companions (at far right) as depicted in a calendar composition in the earlier fourteenth-century frescoes (betw. ca. 1312 and 1321/1322) in the nave of the monastery church of the Theotokos at Gračanica in, depending upon one's view of the matter, either the Republic of Kosovo or Serbia's province of Kosovo and Metohija:
http://tinyurl.com/bopcn7g

Best,
John Dillon

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