Lamb of God on the Ever-Ready Throne-Basilica of Cosmas and Damien.
 
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Title:Lamb of God on the Ever-Ready Throne-Basilica of Cosmas and Damien
Notes:This view is the Lamb of God resting on the throne, known as the "hodegetria." Below the throne is the scroll with the seven seas, emphasizing the imminent Judgment. The basilica hall was attached to a round temple that has been identified as the Temple of Jupiter Stator, which has been dated to the 3rd century BC.
Date:527
Building:Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano (Rome, Italy)
Object/Function:Mosaic
City/Town:Rome
Country:Italy

General Subject:Lamb of God

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Copyright Source:From the library of Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Lamb of God on the Ever-Ready Throne-Basilica of Cosmas and Damien, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=52459 [retrieved December 5, 2016]. Original source: From the library of Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:52459 Last Updated: 2013-12-18 08:48:03 Record Created: 2007-09-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition