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Jesus and Christian Tropes

Basis This original encaustic painting, titled “Christ Pantocrator”, was first completed in the 6th-century, will be the basis of the following interpretations. The painting depicts Jesus as the Christ in a classical Byzantine style, which often aims to capture the duality of Jesus as a figure of both divine and human nature. Many metonymic tropes…

The Imitation of Christ

My first impression of the book is that it was very aesthetically pleasing. Its intricate designs were saturated with immense detail and substance that was complex enough to convey meaning in a way that draws people in rather than appearing overwhelming. They included multiple recurring motifs, mainly religious symbols, such as fish, unicorns, doves, vines,…