Sarcophagus of St. Sernin: Onlookers at the Martyrdom
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Sarcophagus of St. Sernin: Onlookers at the Martyrdom

An onlooker at the martyrdom of St. Sernin, who was dragged to death by a bull in the streets of Toulouse around 257 AD. Detail of the Sarcophagus of St. Sernin, carved by the Master of Cabestany c.1150. Abbey of Saint Hilaire, Saint-Hilaire, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.