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By Sean Dixon

It’s 1606 and Europe is at battle over God. on the behest of the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, Venice’s 4 most powerful males are charged with transporting a holy portray — Albrecht Dürer's The Brotherhood of the Rosary — around the Alps to Prague. within the small Alpine village of Pusterwald, they're set upon via Protestant zealots; their get away is attributed to a miracle.

The strongmen and their captain are summoned to an inquiry, led through the Justice of the Peace of Venice and the cardinal archbishop of Milan, to figure out no matter if anything divine did certainly take place. every one man's recounting provides a layer of color to the canvas.

Through this vividly painted secret, encouraged by way of real occasions, Sean Dixon demanding situations the function of religion on the sunrise of the Age of Reason.

Sean Dixon is a playwright, novelist, and actor. His performs are accrued in AWOL: 3 performs for Theatre SKAM. Sean's novels are The final Days of the Lacuna Cabal and The Many Revenges of Kip Flynn.

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