'Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God', 19th century. Creator: J Jenkins
'Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God', 19th century. Biblical scene, from Luke 2: 28: 'Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word'. The Prophecy of Simeon during the presentation of the infant Christ at the temple: Mary and Joseph bring Jesus to the temple 40 days after his birth. Simeon blesses them and says to Mary, "Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel..." The columns behind are similar to those in St Peter's Basilica in Rome. Engraving after 'Presentation at the Temple', a painting of 1715 by Louis de Boullogne the younger, in the Louvre Museum, Paris.
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Terracotta plaque from the Temple of Apollo on the Palatine
Terracotta plaque from the Temple of Apollo on the Palatine. It shows Apollo and his sister Artemis decorating a sacred pillar. Country of Origin: Italy. Culture: Roman. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Antiquario Palatino, Rome . Location: 11.
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'She carried in her arms nine books', c1912 (1912). Artist: Ernest Dudley Heath
'She carried in her arms nine books', c1912 (1912). Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (died 495 BC) the seventh king of Rome, was offered the sacred prophecies of Sybyl Cumae by an old women asking an exorbitant price, he refused and six of the books were burnt before he relented. The books were thereafter kept in the Temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill, Rome, to be consulted in times of emergency. From The Story of Rome, by Mary MacGregor. [Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1912]
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