God Afflicts the Land with Drought.
 
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Title:God Afflicts the Land with Drought
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, representing Haggai's prophetic speech, according to which the heavens have withheld the dew and the earth its produce, because of the dilapidation of the house of God.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Haggai 1:10
Person as Subject:Haggai (Biblical prophet)
General Subject:Drought
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71S113
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 B2

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Attribution:God Afflicts the Land with Drought, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29276 [retrieved November 27, 2020].
Record Number:29276 Last Updated: 2020-10-29 20:44:46 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition