On the Kalendar: Saint Denis

October from Les Petites Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

“October”, kalendar page from Les Petites Heures d’Anne de Bretagne (The Little Hours of Queen Anne of Bretagne), by the Maître des Triomphes de Pétrarque. From Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (France).

Denis is a cephalophore, that is, a saint who is depicted carrying his own head post mortem. You might think it . . . → Read More: On the Kalendar: Saint Denis