Presentation of Christ in the Temple.
 Basilius Achridenus, Archbishop of Thessalonikē, -approximately 1169

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Title:Presentation of Christ in the Temple
Notes:Christ is held by Simeon; the Prophetess Anna holds an open scroll. From the Psalter of Queen Melisende.
Date:between 1131 and 1143
Artist:Basilius Achridenus, Archbishop of Thessalonikē, -approximately 1169
Building:British Library
Object/Function:Manuscript illumination
Country:Great Britain

Scripture:Luke 2:22-40
Lectionary links:CPres
General Subject:Presentation in the Temple

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Attribution:Basilius Achridenus, Archbishop of Thessalonikē, -approximately 1169. Presentation of Christ in the Temple, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved August 6, 2020]. Original source:,_f.3_-_BL_Egerton_MS_1139.jpg.
Record Number:56085 Last Updated: 2015-12-24 14:42:40 Record Created: 2015-12-24 14:42:40
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