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Coptic Art - St. George slaying a dragon - CM - 14 01 10 - B 003

Coptic Art - St. George slaying a dragon - CM - 14 01 10 - B 003

St. George is the most revered military saint throughout the Christian world. Because of his wide renown, there are many different accounts of his life and martyrdom. His most well known exploit involved slaying a dragon that had been threatening a pagan town. In the process, he rescued a princess, who had been offered to the monster as a sacrifice. His act of bravery influenced all the townspeople to convert to Christianity. Painted on linen and fixed to a panel. 18th century, signed by Ibrahim
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42-52423188
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January 14, 2010
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69 MB - 5700px × 4275px • 19.00in. × 14.00in @ 300 ppi

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