Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Old Goa: Photo 32
The high altar shows events from the life of St Catherine of Alexandria. The central image on the lower level shows Catherine holding a book and sword while standing on a cloud. The symbolism is obscure until you learn that the "cloud" was originally a picture of the prostrate Sultan of Bijapur.
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