Detail of painting, Vikings coming!

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In 825 Viking raiders attacked while monks were at prayer in abbey. They slaughtered the monks, then the abbot Blathmac in front of the altar, when he refused to give up the hiding place of Columba’s bones in their jeweled casket.

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