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This guy totally had it coming: St Peter the Martyr is the patron saint of Inquisitors and was "martyred" when one of the Cathars he was hounding whacked an axe into his head. His tomb has some pretty spectacular 14th-century carving on it, though, where he looks to be in a tad more pain from the axe blow.
This guy totally had it coming: St Peter the Martyr is the patron saint of Inquisitors and was "martyred" when one of the Cathars he was hounding whacked an axe into his head. His tomb has some pretty spectacular 14th-century carving on it, though, where he looks to be in a tad more pain from the axe blow.
The Portinari Chapel, in glorious Renaissance technicolour. Paid for in the 1460s by Pigello Portinari, a Florentine banker who desired an understated final resting place – which he has shared since 1875 with the remains of St Peter Martyr
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The Portinari Chapel, in glorious Renaissance technicolour. Paid for in the 1460s by Pigello Portinari, a Florentine banker who desired an understated final resting place – which he has shared since 1875 with the remains of St Peter Martyr #Milan  #Milano  #portinarichapel  #renaissance  #italianrenaissance