St. Gennaro Italian Tapestry A – H 24″ x W 17″

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St. Gennaro, or Januarius, is an Italian jacquard wall tapestry. The image is of Januarius, Bishop of Naples, a martyr saint of the Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox Churches. While no contemporary sources on his life are preserved, later sources and legends claim that he died during the Diocletianic Persecution, which ended with Diocletian’s retirement in 305. Januarius is the patron saint of Naples. According to various Christian legends, Januarius became local priest of his parish in Benevento at age 15, which at the time was relatively pagan. When Januarius was 20, he became Bishop of Naples and befriended Juliana of Nicomedia and Saint Sossius whom he met during his priestly studies. During the 1 1?2-year-long persecution of Christians by Emperor Diocletian, he hid his fellow Christians and prevented them from being caught. Unfortunately, while visiting Sossius in jail, he too was arrested. He and his colleagues were condemned to be thrown to wild bears in the Flavian Amphitheater at Pozzuoli, but the sentence was changed due to fear of public disturbances, and they were instead beheaded at the Solfatara crater near Pozzuoli. Other legends state either that the wild beasts refused to eat them, or that he was thrown into a furnace but came out unscathed.

UPC : ‘840018112568

Product Dimension :  24 x 17 x 0.1 (h x w x l)(inches)

Manufacturer : Charlotte Home Furnishings

Country Of Origin : Woven in Italy

Artist : NO

Composition : 80% Cotton, 20% Viscose and Polyester blend.

Finish : Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging

Background :

Color : Red

Extra :

Condition : New

Style : Madonna & Saint Tapestries.  Religious Tapestry

Handling Time : Usually Ships in 2 business days

 

 

 

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