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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Saint Blaise. Russian icon (fragment). 15th century

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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.

Anonymous Russian icon painter (before 1917)Public domain image (according to PD-RusEmpire) [Public domain]

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