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Saints Mary and Martha

Mary Magdalene kneeling before Christ ('Noli me tangere), and Martha preparing food, representing contemplative and active life. Augustine's City of God,Virgil Master (illuminator); c. 1410-1412 . Weblink. Click on the image to see a larger view.

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