There seems to be a bit of conflation of two separate
comments/queries I made, one regarding monastic
cathedrals, the other, a response to Luciana's
identification of the famous Ben-in-water image
someone asked about.
I seem to recall that Luciana (or someone) questioned
the identification of the image as that of Saint
Benedict because the saint was carrying a crozier. I
pointed out that, to my knowledge, abbots carried
croziers and wore mitres, and were frequently depicted
The second point got mixed into the discussion of the
first. Just a bit of clarification...
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