Image of ravishing beauty adorns churches in Košice and Spišské Podhradie

She lived on the threshold of the 4th century.

(Source: Korzár/Judita Čermáková)

Looking in the eyes of a beautiful woman, the face is so beautiful that you forget that it is only depicted in a picture, much less a holy picture, as you are also standing in a church.

Who was this beauty, what was her fate, and why is she in a church? Below is written: Santa Filomena.

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