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Cologne Cathedral: Peter Screen

Peter Screen

Peter Screen on the north side of the choir in Cologne Cathedral, c.1332?49. From right to left, the scenes depict: Christ calling St Peter; arrest and liberation of Peter; Peter's enthronement as bishop (reflecting medieval practices); St Peter meeting St Paul in Rome; Nero?s interrogation of St Peter; Peter's triumph over the heathen magician Simon Magus; the saint's crucifixion upside down.

Credit: Holly Hayes