Ireland and Byzantium. The Iconoghraphy of the Three Hebrews in the Burning Furnace on the Celtic Crosses


The article presents illustrations of Dn 3,19-24 in first millennial art. The author shows three types of iconography and compositions this biblical history: Roman, Coptic-Nubian and Irish-Byzantine. The Roman type has character of illustrations instead two others from Christian East are symbolical.


Burning furnace; Book of Daniel; Iconography; celtic cross; Ireland; Byzantium

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Published : 2008-06-15

Bulas, R. (2008). Ireland and Byzantium. The Iconoghraphy of the Three Hebrews in the Burning Furnace on the Celtic Crosses. Vox Patrum, 52(1), 61-76.

Ryszarda Bulas

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