Martyrdom of St Stephen, c36 (1866). Artist: Gustave Doré

Martyrdom of St Stephen, c36 (1866). St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, having been found guilty of blasphemy by the Sanhedrin, the supreme council of the Jews, being stoned to death. From the Bible (Acts 7.57). (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

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