Abraham at Mamre-Santa Maria Maggiore.
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Title:Abraham at Mamre-Santa Maria Maggiore

Seen as a prefigurement of the Eucharist as well as the Trinity, the visitation at Mamre exhibits Abraham serving the three angels. The remaining activity of Genesis 18 is pictured in the top portion of the mosaic, when Abraham has a long conversation with God regarding the future of Sodom.

Building:Santa Maria Maggiore (Church : Rome, Italy)

Scripture:Genesis 18:1-15
Genesis 18:16-33
Person as Subject:Angels (Biblical figures)
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Sarah (Biblical matriarch)
Lectionary links:CProp11
General Subject:Table fellowship

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Copyright Source:From the library of Lee M. Jefferson
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Attribution:Abraham at Mamre-Santa Maria Maggiore, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54013 [retrieved November 23, 2020]. Original source: From the library of Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:54013 Last Updated: 2020-11-10 07:57:04 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:47:01
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition