Daily Archives: July 14, 2020

The Legend of St. Eustace

This restored wall painting, The Legend of St. Eustace (ca. 1480) inspired a post-apocalyptic novel by Russell Hoban– Ridley Walker (1998)– I might be teaching in the Fall. It is said that St. Eustace was martyred by Emperor Hadrian by being baked alive in a hollow bronze bull.

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