Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple.
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Title:Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior depicting Solomon praying the prayer of the dedication for the Temple. A very similar prayer is prayed in I Kings 8:22-61, but the scripture differs in the depiction of Solomon as standing before the altar.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Chronicles II, 6:13-42
Person as Subject:Solomon, King of Israel (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BProp16
General Subject:Dedication
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71I43234
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 J2

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Solomon's Prayer of Dedication for the Temple, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved May 19, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:29206 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 17:34:14 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition