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Title:St. Savin - War of Michael and the Dragon
Notes:Fresco on the middle right register of the second bay of the porch, depicting the clash of Michael the Archangel and his angels, armed with long spears and swords (left), against the dragon (hardly visible) and its angels (right).
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Revelation 12:7-9
Person as Subject:Michael (Archangel)
General Subject:Apocalyptic imagery
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73G412

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Attribution:St. Savin - War of Michael and the Dragon, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33259 [retrieved September 27, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33259 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:56:29 Record Created: 2003-10-09 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.