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Martyrium des heiligen Johannes des Apostels

Martyrdom of Saint John the Apostle


12th century

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Description

Relief in the tympanum of the south portal of Saint-Peter's Church, dating from the second half of the 12th century. It shows St. John the apostle in a ton with boiling oil in in front of Emperor Domitian, next to the apostle is a bearded angel. St. John did not suffer from the boiling.

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Locatie (N 51°34'17" - E 8°6'25")

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Item Code: denw685; Photograph: 15 October 2018
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