The Destruction of Nineveh.
 
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Title:The Destruction of Nineveh
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting the inhabitants of Nineveh grow faint and weak at the destruction of the city, in accordance with Nahum's prophecy

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:Nahum 2:10
Person as Subject:Nahum (Biblical prophet)
General Subject:Nineveh
Destruction
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71O811
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 D2

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Attribution:The Destruction of Nineveh, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29295 [retrieved November 25, 2020].
Record Number:29295 Last Updated: 2020-11-13 07:32:53 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition