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Saint-Benoît-Sur-Loire Abbey Church: Choir Capital: St. Benedict and the Thornbush

Choir Capital: St. Benedict and the Thornbush

When the devil presents St. Benedict with a beautiful woman in order to tempt him, the saint throws himself naked into thorns. Romanesque capital in the choir, late 11th century, Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, France.