How the Devil Got His Horns: A Diabolical Tale
Watch Until July 6, 4:00am
Duration: 59min
There is no description of the devil’s appearance in the Bible, so where did the familiar red, horned and tailed figure come from? Art historian Alastair Sooke reveals how the devil’s image was created by artists in the Middle Ages, and why the embodiment of evils appears in different guises: tempter, tyrant and rebellious angel.