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Saint Cosmas y Damian

Saint Cosmas y Damian

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Large chromolithograph measures 20 inches in height / 15.5 inches in width . Limited availability from Mexico. 
 
Saints Cosmas and Damian were two Arab physicians in the town Cyrrhus, and were reputedly twin brothers, and early Christian martyrs. They practised their profession in the seaport of Aegeae, then in the Roman province of Syria.
Day: 26 September pharmaceutical-journal.com
Died: c. 303 or 287; Aegea, Roman province of Cilicia
Attributes: depicted as twins, beheaded, or with medical emblems
Born: c. 3rd century; Arabia
Major shrine: Convent of the Poor Clares in Madrid, Basilica of Saints Cosmas and Damian in Rome, and Bitonto, Bari, Italy
Venerated in: Roman Catholic Church; Eastern Orthodox Churches; Oriental Orthodox Churches; Eastern Catholic Churches
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