JUDGES 19:29 And when he was come into his house, hee tooke a knife, and layd hold on his concubine, and diuided her, together with her bones, into twelue pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel. The Maciejowski Bible, France, ca. 1250. New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.638, fol. 16v
Bernat Martorell San Celoni before 1400 - Barcelona, 1452 Martyrdom of Saint Eulalia Circa Tempera and gold on wood with gold leaf unknown origin Museo Nazionale di Arte della Catalogna - MNAC, Barcellona MNAC 64041 Photo by Andrea Carloni (Rimini)
century Austria- Styria Sankt Lorenzen ob Murau altar paintings in the local church - Martyrdom of Saint Margaret. tempera on wood. So many gruesome images in a church. I wonder if they are using this as a scare tactic.