Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15.106.4, Rogers Fund, 1915.
This episode is recounted in Gregory the Great's Life
and in the Golden
Legend, where the king's name is given as Attila. It is one of a set of four panels in
the museum. The others are St. Zenobius Resuscitating a
Dead Child, St.
Peter and Simon Magus, and The Conversion of St. Paul.
More of St. Benedict
Photographed at the Metropolitan by Richard