James the Great and the conversion of Hermogenes the Sorcerer.
 
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Title:James the Great and the conversion of Hermogenes the Sorcerer
Notes:Painted screen sculpture in the niches in the south transept, depicting from left to right: 1) James preaching in Judea; 2) Philetus being released from Hermogenes' spell; 3) James commanding the demons; 4) the presentation of Hermogenes in chains, the handing over of the staff, and Philetus and Hermogenes in prayer. -- from The Golden Legend.

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

Date:1508-1519
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Mixed
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Person as Subject:Philetus (Biblical figure)
James the Elder, the Apostle (Biblical figure)
Hermogenes (legendary figure)
Lectionary links:BXmas01
General Subject:Demons
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Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73F242

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Attribution:James the Great and the conversion of Hermogenes the Sorcerer, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29338 [retrieved July 24, 2021].
Record Number:29338 Last Updated: 2021-01-02 10:34:54 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Chorschranke der Kathedrale von Amiens. Knipping, Detlef. Munchen: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2001.