By Sean Dixon
It’s 1606 and Europe is at conflict 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 by means of 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 even if anything divine did certainly happen. every one man's recounting provides a layer of color to the canvas.
Through this vividly painted secret, encouraged via 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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