Presentation of Christ-Magi before Herod-Santa Maria Maggiore.
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Title:Presentation of Christ-Magi before Herod-Santa Maria Maggiore
Notes:This is on the arch of the church and contains several interesting portrayals. Christ is presented with angels, greeted by David dressed in royal garb, asserting Christ's kingly nature. The bejeweled female figure is possibly Mary or Sarah. Below the Magi in their unique garb greet Herod, above a representation of the birth city Bethlehem
Building:Santa Maria Maggiore (Church : Rome, Italy)

Person as Subject:Herod I, King of Judea
Three Wise Men
General Subject:Angels

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Copyright Source:From the library of Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Presentation of Christ-Magi before Herod-Santa Maria Maggiore, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved December 3, 2020]. Original source: From the library of Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54004 Last Updated: 2020-11-20 16:59:46 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:17:16
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition