Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien.
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Title:Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien
Notes:Lamb of God depicted over the four rivers of creation. This is a popular motif emphasizing Christ as the advent of a new creation. The Basilica is the oldest church in the Roman Forum, and is an example of Christian appropriation of pagan temples. The basilica hall was attached to a round temple that has been identified as the Temple of Jupiter Stator, which has been dated to the 3rd century BC.
Building:Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano (Rome, Italy)

Scripture:Genesis 2:1-11
Peter I, 1:17-23
Lectionary links:AEpip02
General Subject:Lamb of God

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Lamb of God - Basilica of Cosmas and Damien, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 19, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Lee M. Jefferson.
Record Number:52396 Last Updated: 2021-02-16 19:51:10 Record Created: 2007-08-22 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition