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#3508: Baptism of Constantine

Photo 3508: Baptism of Constantine - Vatican Museums

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Photo ID
3508
Credit
Title
Baptism of Constantine
Caption
The Baptism of Constantine. Detail of painting in the Room of Constantine in the Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani), painted 1517-24 by the school of Raphael based on drawings by the artist (who died in 1520). It illustrates the triumph of Christianity over paganism through four episodes in the life of Constantine the Great (306-37), the first Christian emperor: Vision of the Cross; Battle of Milvian Bridge; Baptism of Constantine; and Donation of Rome.
Geotag
41.905491° N, 12.454602° E
Uploaded
December 30, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
1600