OKV - Zot van Dimpna

Openbaar Kunstbezit Vlaanderen 2022 NL

The Belgian city Geel wouldn’t exist without its patron saint Dymphna. The history of this small town in the province of Antwerp is inextricably intertwined with the Irish saint. This publication is entirely devoted to the special relationship of Dymphna and Geel. Get to know how a medieval cult of a saint grew into modern psychiatry and family care.