|Saint Zenobius of
Florence, Bishop - ca. 334-417
Zenobius was Bishop of Florence for almost 30 years and was famed for a number of miracles he was said to have performed there (see paintings by Botticelli and Gozzoli). Images show him in episcopal regalia and wearing a white beard, often short and square as at left.
Feast day (observed locally): May 25
At left, 14th-century panel by Andrea Orcagna
Ghirlandaio's The Burial of St. Zenobius