Iconographic Index to New Testament Subjects Represented in Photographs and Slides of Paintings in the Visual Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University : Christian Devotional Paintings of the Italian School book cover
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Iconographic Index to New Testament Subjects Represented in Photographs and Slides of Paintings in the Visual Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University
Christian Devotional Paintings of the Italian School




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ISBN 9780815334224
Published October 12, 2001 by Routledge
630 Pages

 
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Book Description

This vast reference resource will appeal to anyone who wishes to find depictions of New Testament narratives from scholars, to students, to picture researchers. The first part of the book consists of a list of proper names, terms, and concepts relating to New Testament narratives represented. Under each name, term or concept, the ICONCLASS alphanumeric codes are entered, along with a brief description of the New Testament scenes in which the characters or actions occur. The second part of this text is organized according to the ICONCLASS alphanumeric codes, their order reflecting the Biblical sequence of narrative.

Table of Contents

Preface, Introduction, Index of Concepts, Terms, and Proper Names, The Holy Trinity and God the Father, Christ and the Holy Ghost, The Virgin Mary, The Madonna and Child, Angels, Male Saints, Female Saints, Christian Doctrines and Church Organization, Heaven, Hell, and the Last Judgement, APPENDIX Additions to Volume I—Narrative Paintings of the Italian School

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Rachel Hall and Helene E. Roberts

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"...contains a wealth of information for those who are interested in the iconic arts' use of the biblical texts...one may urge that both volumes are a useful tool to have in the research library." -- David R. Cartlidge, Novum Testamentum