St. Vitale - Abel and Melchizedek Sacrificing (Detail).
 
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Title:St. Vitale - Abel and Melchizedek Sacrificing (Detail)
Notes:Mosaic on the right (south) lunette of the chancel, depicting Melchizedek making an offering of bread and wine
Date:521-547
Building:San Vitale, Ravenna
Material:Other
City/Town:Ravenna
Country:Italy

Scripture:Exodus 3:1-5
Hebrews 5:5-10
Person as Subject:Abel (Biblical figure)
Melchizedek (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BLent05
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11I62(Melchizedek)

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Patout Burns
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Attribution:St. Vitale - Abel and Melchizedek Sacrificing (Detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=32210 [retrieved April 11, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Patout Burns.
Record Number:32210 Last Updated: 2021-02-17 14:01:52 Record Created: 2003-09-15 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition