5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius
Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca

Accepting the invitation of the angel, Constantine leads his ranks of armed horsemen with arm outstretched brandishing the Cross. Maxentius and his troops flee, they ford the river.

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5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius
1452-66
Fresco, 322 x 764 cm
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo


5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail)
1452-66
Fresco
San Francesco, Arezzo



Legend of the True Cross
1. Death of Adam
2. Procession of the Queen of Sheba; Meeting between the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon
3. Burial of the Holy Wood
4. Vision of Constantine
5. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius
6. Torture of the Jew
7. Finding and Recognition of the True Cross
8. Battle between Heraclius and Chosroes
9. Exaltation of the Cross
Annunciation
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Restoration of the fresco cycle
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