EdStockPhoto

#2708: Healing of the Woman with an Issue of Blood

Photo 2708: Healing of the Woman with an Issue of Blood - Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna

Photo Details

Photo ID
2708
Credit
Title
Healing of the Woman with an Issue of Blood
Caption
Christ heals a woman with an issue of blood. One of a series of 26 mosaic panels illustrating the life of Christ in Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna. The earliest known cycle on the subject, they date from c.500-20 AD under the rule of Theodoric the Goth. Theodoric was an Arian Christian and these panels are a rare example of Arian art. They show Christ naturalistically and in a traditional Hellenistic-Roman artistic style. The mosaics were unaltered by the Catholics who took possession of the church in 560 except for the addition of cruciform haloes around Christ's head.
Geotag
44.416770° N, 12.204899° E
Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600