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APOCICON



John the Evangelist boiled in oil.  Trinity College Apocalypse, ms. R.16.2, fol. 1vo.

Photo: Cartlidge (from a facsimile)


 A DATABASE OF ART PARALLELED IN CHRISTIAN APOCRYPHA and IN OTHER

EXTRA-CANONICAL LITERATURE


                  Compiled by David R. Cartlidge

            Maryville College, Maryville, TN 37804


This database was funded from the Ralph W. Beeson Chair of Religion at Maryville College and by grants from the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion.


SEARCHING HINTS:

1. SEARCH BUTTON (at the top of the page):

If you set "options" for "Entire Page," the search will display each entire entry one-by-one.  If it remains at "default," the search will display only the first line of each entry.


2. Boolean operators are allowed.  "And" is assumed to exist between each word unless you enclose the phrase in square brackets.  Thus, "Annunciation to the Virgin" will bring up all documents containing "annunciation" (including those to Joachim and Anna) and "Virgin."  [Annunciation to the Virgin] will bring up all the documents under that phrase.  The entries are catalogued according to the iconographic cycle, such as, "Life of the Virgin," so the square brackets will ease your search.   If you are looking for "Christ, Infancy," a search request for "Christ Infancy" will bring up all documents which contain both Christ and Infancy.  A more exact search would be for [Christ, Infancy].  Note the listings in Table of Authorities below.  


NAVIGATION: Depending upon the speed of your browser and your telephone lines, it may be quicker to move from where you are to where you have been by the use of your browser's forward and back buttons.  The hypertext links tend to reload the page to which they are linked.


Table of Authorities  

Bibliographical Information  

Main Page

Texts of Certain Apocryphal Gospels

Crossan's Inventory of Biblical Scenes

List of Images linked to pictures N.B. There are few actual images linked to Apocicon's entries due to copyright restrictions.  Many of those that are linked are through the courtesy of Christus Rex <http://www.christusrex.org>.  Christus Rex is an excellent source for Christian art.  However, we have many slides, taken from publications.  An entry with a number in the field PHOTO[ catalogs for us the slide.  If you want a JPEG sent to you of such an image, write to me at the above address or send an email to <david.cartlidge@maryvillecollege.edu> or <cartlidge@bignetnorth.net>..  Such images are for "fair use" only.


PLEASE REPORT ANY ERRORS IN THE DATABASE OR SUGGESTED ADDITIONS TO THE DATABASE TO THE COMPILER AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS OR BY EMAIL TO <david.cartlidge@maryvillecollege.edu>  or <cartlidge@bignetnorth.net>.



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