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Commemorations of the saints, continued.

Saint Anthony.

Prayer, Ecclesiam tuam deus.

Psalter sample image. © Aberdeen University Library 1998

St Anthony, abbot, holding book and bell. There is fire around his feet.

The Order of Hospitallers of St Anthony (founded 1100) used to ring small bells to attract alms; and the pigs of this religious order were allowed to roam freely.

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