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View of the partial restoration of mural paintings of the fifth century AD mural in the Grotto of Conon in the lower level of the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.
Note the floral design and the Greek Inscription.
Conon was martyred in Asia Minor during the reign of Decius and is said to have said "I am of Nazareth in Galilee, I am of the family of Christ to whom I offer a cut from the time of my ancestors" (JMO p. 424).
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