St. Sergius and St. Bacchus
When same sex marriage was a Christian rite.
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).
EDIT: There is some opposition to the theory.
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.