Chartres Cathedral; Massacre of the children of Bethlehem; left capitals, north portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Massacre of the children of Bethlehem; left capitals, north portal, west facade
Notes:Detail of capitals above left jamb figures in north portal of west facade portraying scenes from the life of Christ, the massacre of the children of Bethlehem by Herod's soldiers. Also known as the Massacre of the Innocents.

Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.

Date:1204-1210
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

General Subject:Massacre of the Innocents
Bethlehem
Children
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B63
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,002 A14-A18

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Massacre of the children of Bethlehem; left capitals, north portal, west facade, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=26367 [retrieved December 1, 2020].
Record Number:26367 Last Updated: 2020-11-12 08:51:27 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition