Betrayal when St. Nicholas' icon didn't protect property; beating the icon before restitution<br />Photo: courtesy of Marcus Vankan

Betrayal when St. Nicholas' icon didn't protect property; beating the icon before restitution
Photo: courtesy of Marcus Vankan

Fresco

St. Maria Lyskirchen
Cologne, Germany

ca 1250

The Romanesque church has a chapel with scenes from the life of Saint Nicolas.