Thursday, November 03, 2016
A Byzantine fresco of Joshua, the Hosias Loukas Monastery, Greece. Dated to the late 12th-early 13th Century.
If you want an idea of what a contemporary Byzantine army officer looked like, right down to the lamellar armor and sword, there you go.
As always, give it a click for more detail.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Again, embiggen by clicking, if you are so inclined.
The Gospel passage is obvious, but it's essential to remember the theophanies involving Moses (here also) and Elijah.
See also 2 Peter 1:3-4.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Allegory of the Lord Jesus Christ as the Tree of Life by Father Andrew Tregubov.
You can click to embiggen.
For the curious, it is cropped from the cover of this book. See also Rev. 22:1-2.