The Destruction of Nineveh.
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Title:The Destruction of Nineveh
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting the inhabitants of Nineveh grow faint and weak at the destruction of the city, in accordance with Nahum's prophecy

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

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

Scripture:Nahum 2:10
Person as Subject:Nahum (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Nineveh
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71O811
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 D2

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:The Destruction of Nineveh, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved July 20, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:29295 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 18:07:02 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition