Devil Stoning St Benedict by Neroccio di Landi - Uffizi Florence

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Tue, 09/08/2015 - 10:37 - Detail from 'St. Benedict in prayer' by Neroccio di Landi - Uffizi Florence 08/09/2015

This is a detail from "St Benedict at Prayer" (c1475) by Neroccio di Landi. According to legend Benedict had hid himself away in a cave and was supplied with food by a monk called Romain who rang a bell when he lowered the food. The devil threw a stone to break the bell.