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This is the only known icon devoted to the genealogy of a

This is the only known icon devoted to the genealogy of a monastic order. Its subject is the “House of Ewost’ atéwos,” one of two major monastic orders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Icon Triptych: Ewostatewos and Eight of His Disciples, late 17th century. Ethiopia, North of Gojjam province #TheMet #MetOpenAccess

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