Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Antonion Vivarini

  • Saint Peter Martyr

    Saint Peter Martyr, 1205-1252, was a Verona born Dominican friar who became Papal Inquisitor and preached against prevailing heresies. Killed by an assassin, who struck his head with an axe, he was canonized by Pope Innocent IV within one year of his death. While alive, he had many miracles attributed to him. The painting from the Metropolitan Museum in…