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#8152: Peter and Paul Window: Fall of Simon Magus

Photo 8152: Peter and Paul Window: Fall of Simon Magus - Bourges Cathedral

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8152
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Peter and Paul Window: Fall of Simon Magus
Caption
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.
Geotag
47.082229° N, 2.399139° E
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May 18, 2011
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1600