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Sarcophagus of St. Sernin: Martyrdom of St. Sernin

The martyrdom of St. Sernin, who was dragged to death by a bull in the streets of Toulouse around 257 AD. The saint accepts death calmly, even finding the strength to bless two saintly women on the way. 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 © David Joyal.

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