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Fresco of the Wise and Foolish Virgins

The fragmentary remains on the stone lower half of the iconostasis is believed to represent the parable of the wise and foolish virgins (Matthew 25), which is commemorated in the Syrian Orthodox Church by the feast of Nahireh on the evening of Palm Sunday.

Creator

Emma Loosley

Date of Visit

3rd May 2003

Contributor

Charles Chemaly

Rights

Metadata and all media released under Creative CommonsCreative Commons BY-NC-SA unless otherwise indicated

Type

Painting

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Collection

Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi

Citation

Emma Loosley, “Fresco of the Wise and Foolish Virgins,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed July 23, 2018, http://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/532.

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