Life of Christ in stained glass.
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Title:Life of Christ in stained glass
Notes:On the left, bottom to top: Angel appears to the Three Wise Men, warning them not to go back to Herod; Herod commands his soldier to carry out the massacre of young children; the massacre of the innocents. On the right, bottom to top: the three Marys at the tomb; Mary Magdalene before the risen Jesus; the disciples as Jesus ascends to heaven.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Stained glass

Scripture:Matthew 28:1-10
John 20:11-18
Acts 1:6-9
Matthew 2:13-23
Person as Subject:Mary Magdalene
Three Wise Men
Herod I, King of Judea
General Subject:Massacre of the Innocents
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Attribution:Life of Christ in stained glass, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 23, 2020].
Record Number:50206 Last Updated: 2011-01-13 17:31:27 Record Created: 2007-03-12 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition