Miracles of Water and Palm Tree During Flight into Egypt

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Work done together with F. Yáńez de la Almedina. See apocryphal Pseudo-Matthew chapters 20-21: On the third day of the journey, Mary tires and asks for some dates from a palm tree. Joseph is bewildered at the height of the dates and is more worried about finding water. Jesus makes the palm tree bend down so that they may reach its fruit, and he then causes a stream of water to flow from its roots, and finally rewards it by having angels take one of its branches to heaven to greet with “the palm of victory” those who arrive from the earthly battle.