Last Judgment; the Elect in Heaven.
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Title:Last Judgment; the Elect in Heaven
Notes:This complex representation of the Last Judgment at Conques includes biblical, patristic, and cultural interpretations, but it is primarily based upon the Last Judgment passage in the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 25, verses 31-46. Included in this image are figures of Charlemagne, Peter and Mary. Angels carry torches beneath the figure of Christ, "the sun will become dark, the moon will no longer shine."
Building:Sainte-Foy de Conques (Church)

Scripture:Ezekiel 32:7
Matthew 24:29
Mark 13:24
Person as Subject:Charlemagne, Emperor
Peter, the Apostle
Lectionary links:BAdvt01
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism
ICONCLASS Number:11U23
Index of Christian Art Number:Conques: Church, Ste. Foy

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Attribution:Last Judgment; the Elect in Heaven, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 25, 2020].
Record Number:43119 Last Updated: 2011-01-13 15:58:19 Record Created: 2005-03-18 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Grove Art Online. Oxford University Press, 2004.