Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Orpheus
Adaptations
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineMagic and miraculous healing
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsBoar
AnimalsLion Miscellaneous
AnimalsHorseIndividualUnnamed
AnimalsElephantMiscellaneous
AnimalsBearMiscellaneous
AnimalsBull General
AnimalsSheep
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
AnimalsStag
AnimalsGoat
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Adam and Eve Before the fallAdam alone in Paradise
Saints
ApostlesPaul Single figureFull Figure - Seated, not as a scribe
ApostlesPaul LifeVoyage to Rome (Acts 27-28)Miracle of the snake (Acts 28:2-6)
ApostlesPaul LifePaul in Caesarea (Acts 23-25) Defends his innocence before Felix (Acts 24:10-25)
Further details
left half: upper register: interpreted as St Paul enthroned or as St Paul before the governor Felix; middle register: St Paul on Malta; lower register: healing of two sick persons; right half: Adam in Paradise, similar to depictions of Orpheus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern Italian or Constantinople
DATE
late 4th century
LOCATION
Florence, Museo Stibbert
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Robert Eisler, Orphisch-dionysische Mysteriengedanken in der christlichen Antike (Vortr├Ąge der Bibliothek Warburg 1922-1923, part II), Berlin 1925; Ormonde M. Dalton, Byzantine Art and Archaeology, Oxford 1911, p. 195, fig. 116-7
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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