St. Sergius and St. Bacchus
Adelphopoiesis, or adelphopoiia from the Greek ἀδελφοποίησις, derived from ἀδελφός (adelphos) “brother” and ποιέω (poieō) “I make”, literally “brother-making” is a ceremony practiced at one time by various Christian churches to unite together two people of the same sex (normally men).
Saint Jordi fresco in San Zeno. 13th C.
Domenichino, St. John the Evangelist
Oh, just buy a fucking table, you shrew.
Icon of Saint George.
14th century A.D.
St Colomba Saved by a Bear (detail), 1340s
Tempera on wood, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan
Scenes from the Life of St Colomba: Beheading of St Colomba
Tempera on wood, 53 x 55 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan
St. Francis Supported by an Angel
- about 1600
- Orazio Gentileschi, Italian, 1563–1639
- Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Fra Angelico, Christ in Majesty, St. Brizio Chapel,1447
CORNELISZ VAN OOSTSANEN, Jacob
(b. ca. 1472, Oostzan, d. 1533, Amsterdam)
Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalen as a Gardener
Oil on oak, 55 x 39 cm
Staatliche Museen, Kassel
The Lactation of St. Bernard
Mary seriously needs to work on her aim, though Shrunken Head Christ certainly isn’t helping.