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This paintings swimming pools the main recognized items of artwork encouraged through the Apocalypse, corresponding to the Apocalypse material from the cathedral of Angers, the carved tympanum of the Autun cathedral, and the fresco in Albi cathedral.
This paintings swimming pools the main well-known items of artwork encouraged via the Apocalypse, comparable to the Apocalypse material from the cathedral of Angers, the carved tympanum of the Autun cathedral, and the fresco in Albi cathedral
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There were many sects The Last Judgement 14th century Illuminated manuscript 48 49 which believed that Christ would reign with the saints on Earth a thousand years before the Day of Judgement. St Irenus, St Papias, and St Sulpicius Severus shared this belief, which became exaggerated and overblown in the minds of many who looked forward to a day of general rejoicing for the elect and a reign of pleasure. The Last Judgement Giotto di Bondone, 1303-1305 Fresco Capella degli Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua 50 St Jerome and St Augustine did much to discredit these views, but did not attack the central doctrine of a resurrection.
The saviour had come to deliver mankind. What was he waiting for, transportation to Heaven? This Christian tradition was perpetuated year on year and century on century, despite The Demons Are Cast out of Arezzo (detail) Giotto di Bondone, 1296-1297 Fresco Basilica San Francesco d’Assisi, Assisi 44 nature’s evidence to the contrary. Every catastrophe, earthquake, epidemic, famine, and flood, every phenomenon, eclipse, comet, storm, sudden darkness, and tempest, was regarded as the forerunner and herald of the final cataclysm.
The Last Judgement End of the 14th century Oil on wood mounted on canvas Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris 60 61 He even fixed the fatal day itself, as that on which “The Annunciation” and Holy Friday should fall on the same day, a coincidence which occurred in 992. Druthmar, a monk of Corbie, prophesied the end of the world for 24 March 1000. In many cities, popular terror was so great on that day that people sought refuge in the churches, The Last Judgement (detail) Jan Van Eyck, c. 7 cm The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 62 63 remaining until midnight, prostrate before the relics of the saints in order to await the last sing of Judgement and die at the foot of the cross.
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