Exploring History
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Exploring History

Five Saints Looking Totally Chill During Execution

According to artist renderings anyway

They must’ve been running a Special that day. Martyrdom of Four Saints. Painting by Antonio da Correggio

This has always blown my mind. I mean, I look more agonized when I get a paper cut than these guys do being chopped, roasted, stabbed, beheaded, and all the other god-awful fates (no pun intended) the early saints reportedly endured.

I’ve always been low-key proud of my pain tolerance, especially after enduring…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

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is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!