Bay 01 (The Lives of St Simon and St Jude)

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Panel 18 - The Apostles intervene in the punishment of the sorcerers (right panel of pair)

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Description:

This has been described as the Apostles in prayer or supplication before Baradach but that is unlikely (goes against the grain of martyr's narratives to ever supplicate oneself before an enemy of the faith). Far more likely to be the right hand panel of a pair with panel 17 - as Voragine puts it "Simon and Jude then prayed and commanded the serpents to draw out all the venom they had injected, then to go back where they belonged."