Legend Detectives

The Blood of St Gennaro

Series 1 - Episode 5 The Blood of St Gennaro



The team examines the life of San Gennaro, the patron saint of Naples, who was beheaded by the Romans during the persecution of the Christians. According to legend, samples of his blood are kept in a Neapolitan reliquary, and mysteriously liquefy each year on his feast day.