St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels; the Sacrifice of Isaac.
 
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Title:St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels; the Sacrifice of Isaac
Notes:Mosaic on the left (north) lunette of the chancel, depicting Abraham and the three angels on the left and the sacrifice of Isaac on the right
Date:521-547
Building:Basilica di S. Vitale (Ravenna, Italy)
Material:Other
City/Town:Ravenna
Country:Italy

Scripture:Genesis 18:1-15
Genesis 22:1-24
Person as Subject:Angels (Biblical figures)
Sarah (Biblical matriarch)
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Lectionary links:CVigl
AVigl
BVigl
AProp08
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C122
71C13131

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Attribution:St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels; the Sacrifice of Isaac, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=32150 [retrieved December 4, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University.
Record Number:32150 Last Updated: 2016-02-16 13:48:25 Record Created: 2003-09-11 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition