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King David in the Index of Christian Art

King David in the Index of Christian Art( )
Editor: Hourihane, Colum
Contribution by: Princeton University, Dept. of Art and Archaeology Index of Christian Art Staff,
Series title:Publications of the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University Ser.
ISBN:978-0-691-09546-2
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

David--the greatest king of Israel, the founder of Jerusalem, and one of the pivotal figures of the Old Testament--was a rich source of inspiration for artists and their patrons throughout the medieval world. Regarded as a direct ancestor of Jesus, the "sweet psalmist of Israel" appears in countless works of art, from the Dura Europus paintings to the many illuminated psalters of the later medieval period. These depictions of David are as varied as they are numerous. He appears,...
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Book Details
Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Biography / Old Testament
Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.786 x 10.179 x 1.251 Inches
Book Weight:2.504 Pounds



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