The Preaching of Ambrose.
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Title:The Preaching of Ambrose
Notes:Possibly a scene of Ambrose castigating the Arians. This could be a representation of Ambrose debating with Arius, although Ambrose was born shortly after Arius died. The scene could be a conflation of the debates at the Council of Nicea and Ambrose's efforts to curb the spread of Arianism.
Building:Alte Pinakothek

Person as Subject:Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, ca. 340-397
Arius, 256-336
General Subject:Preaching
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Belgium

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Record Number:46291 Last Updated: 2020-12-28 09:43:21 Record Created: 2006-07-03 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition