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Ss. Cosmas und Damianus

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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Metal silhouttes (four times) of St. Cosmas and Damian in the fencing between the cathedral area and the Zwölfling.

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Locatie (N 51°27'23" - E 7°0'48") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: denw950; Photograph: 30 July 2022
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