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Ss. Cosmas und Damian

Sts. Cosmas and Damian

(Greek: Κοσμάς και Δαμιανός) (d. ca. 287)
twins and early Christian martyrs; practised the art of healing in the seaport of Aegea (modern Ayas), then in the Roman province of Syria. Accepting no payment for their services led to them being named "Ανάργυροι" (Unmercenary); it has been said that, by this, they attracted many to the Christian faith
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Two polychrome ceramic statuettes on the façade of a pharmacy.

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Location (N 50°39'37" - E 6°47'23")

Item Code: denw618; Photograph: 10 April 2017
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