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Miracle data
Source name: BL Mariale 1
Short title: Two Brothers at Rome
Poncelet Number: 413 - Erant duo fratres in urbe Roma (al. Romana), quorum unus
Reference numbers: book2 no.10
Foliation in source: f. 121
Incipit: Erant duo fratres in urbe roma quorum unus vocabatur petrus
Summary: How Peter, Archdeacon of St. Peter’s, was sent to purgatory for avarice; and how his Stephen, a Roman Lawyer, was damned for wrongs done against St. Laurence and St. Agnes; how St. Prix (‘Prejectus’) appealed to Mary; and how Stephen was rescued out of hell itself, and restored to life, for thirty days’ penance (II, 607).