Died - 413
Feastday - 13 September
created - c.1702-1703
Zena began to work the statue in
1702 and finished it in March 1703.
- Agostino Zena
He received 80 scudi for the work. This
the only know work of the stonemason Zena.
- 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
The saint is leaning
against a tree trunk and dressed in a simple mantle. He brings
the right hand to the heart in a gesture of supplication.
is known of Marcellinus. a Roman official and friend of Sts
Augustine and Jerome. He presided in the 411 conference in Carthage
between Catholic bishops and the Donatists. Accused of
complicity with Heraclean, he was martyred in 413. He was not
listed in the Roman Martyrology until the revision by
Baronius in 1586.
Saints on South Colonnade
Marcellinus, 72. Mark
on South Colonnade
leading up to St Peter's
79. Sebastian, 78. Fabian
77. Prudentia, 76. Praxedes
73. Marcellinus, 72. Mark
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