Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple.
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Title:Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior depicting Solomon praying the prayer of the dedication for the Temple. A very similar prayer is prayed in I Kings 8:22-61, but the scripture differs in the depiction of Solomon as standing before the altar.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Chronicles II, 6:13-42
Person as Subject:Solomon, King of Israel
Lectionary links:BProp16
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71I43234
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Attribution:Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 29, 2020].
Record Number:29206 Last Updated: 2012-04-08 14:26:01 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition