This lesson discusses the earliest representations of Jesus Christ in art.
Attempt of union between differing or opposing practices in religion or philosophy.
A type of visual symbolism. Christian iconography for instance, might make references to the biblical story of the nativity.
Image of Christ as Sol Invictus, Mausoleum of the Julii, Rome, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Christus_Sol_Invictus.jpeg; Image of Christ the Good Shepherd from Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Good_shepherd_01.jpg; Image of Christ the Good Shepherd, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Meister_des_Mausoleums_der_Galla_Placidia_in_Ravenna_002.jpg;