Art in Faith

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Glass Eucharistic Paten (Christ with two Apostles). early 4th century. Castulo (Hispania Baetica. Hispania) Roman Empire

00 Eucharistic Paten 02. 4th c Spain. Castulo Hispania. 04.10.14

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00 Eucharistic Paten 01. 4th c Spain. 04.10.14

Glass Eucharistic Paten (Christ with two Apostles)

Unknown Artist

early 4th century

Castulo (Hispania Baetica. Hispania) Roman Empire  

near Linares (Jaén Province. Autonomous Community of Andalucía) SPAIN

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The BBC made much of the fact that this artefact portrayed a beardless Christ. That’s a fairly common artistic convention in the late Western Roman Empire… ergo, why the surprise? It’s yet another proof that the Beeb has fallen… sad, isn’t it?

BMD

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Thursday, 7 August 2014

Natalya Klimova. Emperor St Constantine the Great, Equal-to-the-Apostles. 2012

00 Natalya Klimova. Emperor St Contantine, Equal-to-the-Apostles. 2012

Emperor St Constantine the Great, Equal-to-the-Apostles

Natalya Klimova

2012

from Heavenly Intercessors: Lives of the Saints for Boys

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Unknown Artist. Christ with Ss Peter and Paul. Catacomb of Ss Peter and Marcellinus. Roma ITALY. 5th century

Christ with Ss Peter and Paul

Unknown Artist

5th century

Catacomb of Ss Peter and Marcellinus

Roma (Roma Province. Lazio Region) ITALY

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Unknown Artist. Traditio Legis (Christ the Teacher). Mausoleo di Costantina. Roma ITALY. 350

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Traditio Legis (Christ the Teacher)

Unknown Artist

350

Mausoleo di Costantina

Roma (Province of RomaLazio Region) ITALY

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