Bay 23 - St Thomas the Apostle in India

 

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01 - The Incredulity of Thomas (Later panel)

02 - Christ giving Thomas his mission to evangelise the Indies
03 - Christ presents Thomas to Abbanes, envoy of the King of India
04 - Thomas and Abbanes travelling by ship to India
06 - Thomas and Abbanes disembarking on the Indian shore

05 - At a nuptual feast, Thomas is struck by the King's cup-bearer
07 - The cup-bearer is killed by a lion and his hand bitten off by a dog

09 - Abbanes presents Thomas to King Gundophorus as his new architect
08 - Gundophorus leaves Thomas in charge of a treasure to build him a new palace

10 - Gundophorus leaves for a long journey
11 - Instead of building the promised palace, Thomas begins building churches
12 - Thomas spends the rest of the treasure on food for the poor
13 - On his return, the furious King has Thomas imprisoned to await execution
15 - While Thomas is in prison, the King's brother, Gad, sickens and dies
14 - An angel shows Gad the rich palace Thomas was building his brother in heaven
16 - Gad is resurrected and reconciles his brother to Thomas
17 - Thomas instructs the King and his people in the Faith and baptises them

18 - In the realm of King Mygdeus, Thomas is stripped and tortured
19 - King Mygdeus has Thomas thrown in a fiery furnace, which promptly cools
20 - King Mygdeus orders Thomas to worship an idol in the Sun Temple
21 - Thomas commands the demon in the idol to destroy its own temple
22 - In revenge the High Priest of the Sun Temple strikes Thomas dead
23 - The Apostle's body is recovered by his followers and buried with due ceremony

24 - Pilgrims coming to visit the Apostle's shrine ?
25 - Pilgrims coming to visit the Apostle's shrine ?
26 - Pilgrims 'incubating' at the Apostle's shrine
27-28 - Angels censing over the Apostle's shrine

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01 - The Incredulity of Thomas (Later panel) 02 - Christ giving Thomas his mission to evangelise the Indies 03 - Christ presents Thomas to Abbanes, envoy of the King of India, who is seeking an architect 04 - Thomas and Abbanes travelling by ship to India 05 - At a nuptual feast, Thomas is struck by the King's cup-bearer 06 - Thomas and Abbanes disembarking on the Indian shore 07 - The King's cup bearer is killed by a lion and his hand bitten off by a dog 08 - Gundophorus leaves Thomas in charge of a huge treasure to build him a new palace 09 - Abbanes presents Thomas to King Gundophorus as his new architect 10 - Gundophorus leaves for a long journey 11 - Instead of building the promised palace, Thomas begins building churches 12 - Thomas spends the rest of the treasure on food for the poor 13 - On his return, the furious King has Thomas imprisoned to await execution 14 - An angel shows Gad the rich palace Thomas was building his brother in heaven 15 - While Thomas is in prison, the King's brother, Gad, sickens and dies 16 - Gad is resurrected and reconciles his brother to Thomas 17 - Thomas instructs the King and his people in the Faith and baptises them 18 - In the realm of King Mygdeus, Thomas is stripped and tortured 19 - King Mygdeus has Thomas thrown in a fiery furnace, which promptly cools 20 - King Mygdeus orders Thomas to worship an idol in the Sun Temple 21 - Thomas commands the demon in the idol to destroy its own temple 22 - In revenge the High Priest of the Sun Temple strikes Thomas dead 23 - The Apostle's body is recovered by his followers and buried with due ceremony 24 - Pilgrims coming to visit the Apostle's shrine ? 25 - Pilgrims coming to visit the Apostle's shrine ? 26 - Pilgrims 'incubating' at the Apostle's shrine 27-28 - Angels censing over the Apostle's shrine