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Herewith a revised set of links to portrayals of pope St. Leo I:

a) Leo I as depicted in an eighth-century portrait in Rome's chiesa di Santa Maria Antiqua:
http://tinyurl.com/yk44drf

b) Leo I (grayscale view) as depicted in the later tenth- or very early eleventh-century so-called Menologion of Basil II (Città del Vaticano, BAV, Vat. gr. 1613):
http://tinyurl.com/2hty26

c) Leo I as depicted in a mid-eleventh-century mosaic in the cathedral of St. Sophia in Kyiv / Kiev (lower portion restored with oil painting in the nineteenth century):
http://tinyurl.com/c3t5xeu

d) Leo I (grayscale view) as depicted in the later twelfth-century frescoes of the originally eleventh-century church of Ag. Anargyroi in Kastoria (Kastoria prefecture) in northwestern Greece:
http://tinyurl.com/35nqluy
For an idea of the original colors, see this thumbnail view of St. Eleutherius of Illyria as depicted in the same church and in the same campaign:
http://www.kastoriacity.gr/files/126/kastoriasimera/agan01.jpg

e) Leo I as depicted in a poorly preserved later twelfth-century fresco (ca. 1160-1180) in the church of the Holy Apostles at Pera Chorio (Nicosia prefecture) in the Republic of Cyprus:
http://tinyurl.com/br8zxdg

f) Leo I as depicted (at right; at left, St. Peter) in a probably thirteenth-century fresco in the rupestrian church of San Nicola at Casalrotto, a locality of Mottola (TA) in Apulia:
http://tinyurl.com/5zz72y
Full-length views:
http://img.travel.ru/images2/2006/05/object89145/020506-13.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ormus_75/2921632483/sizes/l/

g) An expandable view of the miracle of Leo I's severed hand as depicted in a late thirteenth-century copy of French origin of the _Legenda aurea_ (San Marino, CA, Huntington Library, ms. HM 3027, fol. 69v):
http://tinyurl.com/244887c

h) Leo I as depicted in the earlier fourteenth-century frescoes (betw. ca. 1312 and 1321/1322) of the triumphal arch in the monastery church of the Theotokos at Gračanica in, depending on one's view of the matter, Serbia's province of Kosovo and Metohija or the Republic of Kosovo:
http://tinyurl.com/yjxmo4e

i) Leo I as depicted in the earlier fourteenth-century frescoes (ca. 1313-1320) by Michael Astrapas and Eutychios in the King's Church (dedicated to Sts. Joachim and Anne) in the Studenica monastery near Kraljevo (Raška dist.) in southern Serbia:
http://tinyurl.com/3884ymv

j) Leo I (at right (at left, St. Babylas) as depicted in the earlier fourteenth-century frescoes (betw. 1313 and 1318; conservation work in 1968) by Michael Astrapas and Eutychios in the church of St. George at Staro Nagoričane in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:
http://tinyurl.com/7wm8lzx

k) The miracle of Leo I's severed hand as depicted in an earlier fourteenth-century copy (1348) of the _Legenda aurea_ in its French-language version by Jean de Vignay (Paris, BnF, ms. Français 241, fol. 145v):
http://tinyurl.com/yhwuv6v

l) Leo I meeting Attila as depicted in the fourteenth-century Hungarian _Képes Krónika_ (_Illustrated Chronicle_):
http://tinyurl.com/2rkma8

m) Leo I as depicted in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscript illuminations of French provenance:
http://tinyurl.com/5ou59a

n) Leo I as depicted in the very late fourteenth- and early fifteenth-century Breviary of Martin of Aragon (Paris, BnF, ms. Rothschild 2529, fol. 180v):
http://www.heiligenlexikon.de/Fotos/Leo_I.jpg

o) Leo I appealing to Genseric not to sack Rome as depicted by Maître François in the first volume of a later fifteenth-century copy (ca. 1475) of St. Augustine's _City of God_ in its French-language version by Raoul de Presles (The Hague, Museum Meermanno, cod. 10 A 11):
http://tinyurl.com/24ma3zz

p) Leo I meeting Attila as depicted by Raphael in the Vatican's Stanza di Eliodoro (1514):
http://tinyurl.com/2u3odh
Another view (expandable) occurs near the bottom of this page:
http://tinyurl.com/2sp2xx

Best,
John Dillon

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