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Apokalypse des Johannes

Apocalypse of John

Fritz Viegener
1958

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Description

The portal on the south side has a bronze door with ten reliefs of scenes from the Book of Revelation by Saint John (the Apocalypse).

For the relief in the tympanum, click here

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Probably: The Lamb stands on Mount Zion (Rev. 14)
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New Jerusalem (Rev. 21:12)
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John is instructed to eat the little scroll that happens to be sweet in his mouth, but bitter in his stomach, and to prophesy (Rev. 10:)
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The Throne of God, twenty four elders and the four living creatures (Rev. 4).
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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Rev. 6)
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New Jerusalem (Rev. 21:6)
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Woman of the Apocalypse, and the dragon with seven heads (Rev. 12)
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Probably: Seven trumpets are sounded (Rev. 8 and 9).
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Probably: The temple of God opens in heaven, where the ark of His covenant can be seen. There are lightnings, noises, thunderings, an earthquake, and great hail (Rev. 11)
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Saint Michael the Archangel (Rev. 12:9)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Angel
  • Apocalypse
  • Bronze door
  • Christ
  • John the Evangelist, St.
  • Michael, St.
  • Viegener, Fritz
  • Locatie (N 51°34'17" - E 8°6'25")

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