St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels (Detail).
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Title:St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels (Detail)
Notes:Mosaic on the left (north) lunette of the chancel depicting the three angels at Abraham's tent, prefiguring the Trinity
Building:San Vitale, Ravenna

Scripture:Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7)
Person as Subject:Angels (Biblical figures)
God (Biblical figure)
Abraham (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AProp06
General Subject:Angels
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C122

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Copyright Source:Prof. Patout J. Burns
Copyright Permission:Permission for non-commercial use with the attribution
Attribution:St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels (Detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 24, 2024]. Original source: Prof. Patout J. Burns.
Record Number:32152 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:43:21 Record Created: 2003-09-11 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition