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St. Mark the Evangelist by Theophilia on deviantART ~ watercolor, ink & gold leaf

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Half figure of Evangelist Mark nimbed, book in right hand | Menologium | Cilicia, Sis, 1348 (modern day Turkey, Kozan) | The Morgan Library & Museum

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Russian Orthodox icon of St. Mark the Evangelist, 18th century (Iconostasis of Transfiguration Church, Kizhi Monastery, Karelia, Russia).

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Mark the Evangelist, the author of the second gospel account is symbolized by a winged lion – a figure of courage and monarchy. Mark has John the Baptist preaching "like a lion roaring" at the beginning of his Gospel.

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Saint Mark the Evangelist. Panel in the Altar of the Four Evangelists by Gabriel Mälesskircher, c. 1478 (Munich). Now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

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St. Mark, The second Gospel was written by St. Mark, who, in the New Testament, is sometimes called John Mark. Both he and his mother, Mary, were highly esteemed in the early Church, and his mother's house in Jerusalem served as a meeting place for Christians there. St. Mark was associated with St. Paul and St. Barnabas (who was Mark's cousin) on their missionary journey through the island of Cyprus. Later he accompanied St. Barnabas alone. We know also that he was in Rome with St. Peter and…

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Stone cistern and sink. Detail from St Mark the Evangelist by Gabriel Malasskircher. 1478 Hedl at Museo Thysson-Bornemisza, Madrid

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