|Sporle, Norfolk, England. St. Mary's Church, South Aisle
Wall Painting, 1390-1400
Reconstructed copy, St. Mary's Church
photo © Stanbury/MMK
The Burning of the Philosophers.
On the left the Emperor enthroned, wearing a triple crown, a drawn sword in his right hand; in the centre, a group of Philosophers in the furnace, with an executioner behind them throwing one of their number into the flames; to the right, the Saint, encouraging the martyrs.