God's Destruction of the Ethiopians.
 
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Title:God's Destruction of the Ethiopians
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting God slaying the Ethiopians with a sword, in accordance with Zephaniah'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:Zephaniah 2:12
Person as Subject:Zephaniah (Biblical prophet)
God
General Subject:Ethiopians
Destruction
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71O525
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 D2

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Attribution:God's Destruction of the Ethiopians, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29297 [retrieved November 30, 2020].
Record Number:29297 Last Updated: 2020-11-13 07:31:17 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition