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Introduction

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List of Iconographical Motifs

List of Iconographical Scenes

List of Feasts

September 18

(1). Simeon of Jerusalem.

Bishop of Jerusalem. Martyr. ca. 62-after 107. One of the Seventy Apostles.

SEE ALSO: April 27.

Synax.CP, Sept. 18, par. 1 (col. 55).

BiblSS XI 1103-4; Fedalto 999; Holweck 916-7; LCI VIII 361.

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Gr. th. f. 1, fol. 10r. Bishop. Martyrdom, crucifixion. Not inscribed. (Hutter, II, p. 4 [unidentified], fig. 15).

Vatican, gr. 1613, p. 46. Bishop. Martyrdom, crucifixion. Building with crenellations decorated with heads. Two golden statues of nude youths with spears and shields. (Menologio, I, pp. 14-5, II, fig. p. 46).

Cozia. Narthex, vault, south side. Apostle. Holding scroll. (Mijović, Menolog, p. 349, fig. 64).

Dečani. Narthex, center aisle, soffit. 1) Martyrdom, crucifixion. Wearing loin cloth. 2) Bishop, holding book. Burial. Simeon's body, book on chest, lies in an open sarcophagus. (Babić et al, Dečani, no. 19, fig. T IV 24; Mijović, Menolog, p. 381, fig. 42, pl. 215).

Gračanica. Northwest pier, north face. Apostle. Holding scroll. Half-figure. (Mijović, Menolog, p. 287, fig. 22; Todić, Gračanica, p. 102; Živković, Gračanica, fig. VI northwest 9).

Staro Nagoričino. Narthex, north aisle, south wall. Apostle. Bust. (Mijović, Menolog, p. 261, fig. 11, pl. 24; Todić, Staro Nagoričino, p. 84).

(2). Council of Constantinople III, 680-681.

Sixth Ecumenical Council held at Constantinople in 680-681.

Synax.CP, Sept. 18, par. 2 (cols. 55-56); Sept. 15, Synaxaria selecta (cols. 45-47).

LCI VIII 536-7; ODB 512-3.

Vatican, gr. 1156, fol. 253r. Sept. 16. Group of eleven bishops. Six of them, including John Chrysostom, Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus, hold books. (Walter, Conciles, fig. 9; Weitzmann, "Constantinopolitan Lectionary," fig. 307 [the feast day, Sept. 15, given on p. 372 is an error]).

(3). Eumenius of Gortyna.

Bishop of Gortyna in Crete. Miracle worker. 4th-5th cen.

Synax.CP, Sept. 18, par. 3 (cols. 56-7).

BiblSS V 225-7; DHGE XV 1396; Fedalto 535; Holweck 338-9; LCI VI 181.

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Gr. th. f. 1, fol. 10r. Bishop, holding book. Half-figure. (Hutter, II, p. 4, fig. 15).

Vatican, gr. 1156, fol. 253r. Bishop, holding book.

Vatican, gr. 1613, p. 47. Bishop. Praying toward hand of God emerging from arc of Heaven. Building. (BiblSS V, fig. cols. 225-6; Menologio, I, p. 15, II, fig. p. 47).

Cozia. Narthex, vault, south side. Bishop. (Mijović, Menolog, p. 349, fig. 64).

Staro Nagoričino. Narthex, north aisle, south wall. Bishop, holding book. Three-quarter figure. (Mijović, Menolog, p. 261, fig. 11, pl. 23; Todić, Staro Nagoričino, p. 84).

(4). Ariadne of Phrygia.

Virgin. Martyred at Prymnessus in Phrygia under Hadrian.

Synax.CP, Sept. 18, par. 5 (cols. 57-8).

BHG 165; BiblSS II 406-8; DHGE IV 97-9; Holweck 103; LCI V 243.

Vatican, gr. 1613, p. 48. Martyrdom, taken into mountain. Ariadne disappears into a cleft in the rock. She is pursued by a soldier armed with spear and sword. (LCI V, fig. col. 244; Menologio, I, p. 15, II, p. 48).

SEE ALSO: Susanna of Eleutheropolis, September 19