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Chartres Cathedral: Life of Christ Window 13: Herod Orders Massacre of the Innocents

Life of Christ Window 13: Herod Orders Massacre of the Innocents

King Herod orders the Massacre of the Innocents in an effort to kill the newborn King of the Jews (Matthew 2:13-23). Panel 13 of the Life of Christ Window, the center lancet beneath the west rose, c.1150. Chartres Cathedral, France.