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#8151: Peter and Paul Window: Peter and Nero

Photo 8151: Peter and Paul Window: Peter and Nero - Bourges Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
8151
Date
2008-07-18
Location
Bourges Cathedral
Description
St. Peter and Nero. Detail from a two-panel scene of the contest between St. Peter and Simon Magus before Nero in Rome. Simon flies off a tower with the help of demons, but when Peter prays, he crashes to the ground. The story is told in the apocryphal Acts of Peter. Detail of Peter and Paul Window in the ambulatory of Bourges Cathedral, dating from c.1215-25.
Resolution
2576 x 1950 px
File Size
3.49 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
47.082229° N, 2.399139° E
Date Digitized
July 18, 2008
Date Uploaded
May 18, 2011
Credit
Holly Hayes