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Hieronymus Bosch, Hell - This gruesome depiction of the flames of hell highlights the power of religious thought in Europe during the Middle Ages. The poor souls of the damned are having a terrible time – this image alone should be enough to keep anyone down the straight and narrow. Yet very little is known of the artist himself. Whether or not he intended to preach remains ambiguous. While some believe he was inspired by heretical thought, others argue that he merely intended to titillate…

Hieronymus Bosch, Hell This gruesome depiction of the flames of hell highlights the power of religious thought in Europe during the Middle Ages. Yet very little is known of the artist himself. Whether or not he intended to preach remains ambiguous.