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Piazza del Massaro
(Chiesa di San Paolo apostolo)

Scene della vita di San Paolo

Scenes of the Life of St. Paul

(c. 5 - c. 67 )
persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword
Amedeo Filipucci
late 20th century

Faetano /  Scene della vita di San Paolo   Faetano /  Scene della vita di San Paolo


Woodcarvings in the tympan and in niches flanking the portal, showing episodes from the life of St. Paul.

Faetano - Scene della vita di San Paolo
St. Paul as a young man

Faetano - Scene della vita di San Paolo
The Conversion of St. Paul
On the road to Damascus St. Paul experienced a vision of the resurrected Jesus. "He fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?" Saul replied, "Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: [it is] hard for thee to kick against the pricks (goads)."

Faetano - Scene della vita di San Paolo
St. Paul beheaded
According to the Acts of Paul, Nero condemned Paul to death by decapitation.


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Location (N 43°55'31" - E 12°29'58")

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Item Code: sm55; Photograph: 11 May 2017
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