ChartresGlass Box M Slides 115

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 115

Window 041 - Saint Stephen (unrestored)
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• Row 07: Gamaliel, one of the Sanhedrin, advised that the early Christian movement not be attacked by the Jews, reasoning that if it was of men it would come to naught, and if of God they did not want to fight it. Heis sympathetic and buries Stephen in his own sepulchre; Juliana, a widow, searches for her husband's body.
• Row 08: Juliana mistakes Stephen's body for that of her husband, and takes it home.
• Row 09: Juliana transports Stephen's body to Constantinople; Meanwhile, a king (Emperor Theodosius?) is tormented by a demon.
• Row 10: King sends messengers to the shore--this foreshadows other events; Meanwhile, Stephen's body is loaded on a ship for transport to Constantinople.
• Row 11: Demons try to sink the ship, but the sailors invoke Saint Stephen, and are spared.
• Row 12: Ship arrives at shore; A crowd gathers to receive the body.
• Row 13: Stephen's body/relics are taken into the city; the Patriarch of Constantinople comes to meet it.
• Row 14: Stephen's soul is carried to heaven by the angels.

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