06 works, Today, December 30th, is Saint Sabinus of Spoleto’s day, his story, illustrated #362

Unknown artist
Saint Sabinus of Spoleto, in the late 12th century

Premonstratensian Abbey of Windberg (near Regensburg), Germany

According to legend, Venustian, governor of Etruria and Umbria, had Saint Sabinus of Spoleto, (died c. 300), a Bishop, and his deacons, St. Exuperantius, Marcellus, Venustian, and companions, arrested in Assisi. Diocletian’s order required all Christians to sacrifice to the gods or be put to death, with their estates seized for the state…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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