Sant'Elena (about 248 to 329) and Sant'AGAPITO (258 or 259 - 18 August 274). Flavia Giulia Elena, august of the Roman Empire, was the concubine (or perhaps wife) of Emperor Costanzo Cloro and mother of Constantine I, who when in turn became emperor in the first place and definitively granted freedom of worship to Christians. He also received the religion of the One God and baptized; On returning from a trip to Palestine, led to Rome the Relics of the True Cross, the crown of thorns and the nails of the Cross. The young saint who shared the memory of the Empress lived before the epochal turning of Constantine the Great, and suffered the Aurelian religious persecution. After escaping to a long prison in which he suffered the suppression of hunger and thirst, he was cruelly upset, burnt with boiling water and chills, abandoned hanging upside down on the flames, given to the lions; Miraculously detached from all trespasses, he finally suffered decapitation at only 15 years in Palestrina, his hometown who then chose him patron. Commemoration on August 18, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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title: SANT'ELENA and SANT'AGAPITO

subject date: 2017-08-28

caption: Sant'Elena (about 248 to 329) and Sant'AGAPITO (258 or 259 - 18 August 274). Flavia Giulia Elena, august of the Roman Empire, was the concubine (or perhaps wife) of Emperor Costanzo Cloro and mother of Constantine I, who when in turn became emperor in the first place and definitively granted freedom of worship to Christians. He also received the religion of the One God and baptized; On returning from a trip to Palestine, led to Rome the Relics of the True Cross, the crown of thorns and the nails of the Cross. The young saint who shared the memory of the Empress lived before the epochal turning of Constantine the Great, and suffered the Aurelian religious persecution. After escaping to a long prison in which he suffered the suppression of hunger and thirst, he was cruelly upset, burnt with boiling water and chills, abandoned hanging upside down on the flames, given to the lions; Miraculously detached from all trespasses, he finally suffered decapitation at only 15 years in Palestrina, his hometown who then chose him patron. Commemoration on August 18, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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image century : XIX

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