Saint Blaise is the patron saint of wool combers and throat disease. According to the Acta Sanctorum, he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron combs, and beheaded.

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Icon of Saint Blaise, late XV-early XVI century, Megrega village of Olonetsky, Republic of Karelia

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Saint Blaise is the patron saint of wool combers and throat disease. According to the Acta Sanctorum, he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron combs, and beheaded.

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