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Sarcophagus of St. Sernin: Martyrdom of the Saint

St. Sernin is calm and peaceful, even finding the strength to bless the crowd, as he is is dragged to death by a bull in the streets of Toulouse around 257 AD. (The photo has been rotated vertically.) Detail of the Sarcophagus of St. Sernin carved by the Master of Cabestany c.1150. Abbey of Saint Hilaire, Saint-Hilaire, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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