Basilica di San Francesco

You are looking at the Basilica of San Francesco. The saint of Assisi travelled to Egypt to try to convert the Sultan who was a nephew of Salahuddin Ayyubi. He failed but the gracious treatment he received from the Muslim Sultan left an indelible mark on him.

(While you’re here: my last two posts got published on Petapixel as a single article. You can check it out here)