Iconography of Christian Art by Gertrud Schiller and Janet Seligman
Call Number: Art Library Reference, N7830.S3513, vol.1-2 & N 7830 .S35, vol. 3-5
A comprehensive 5 volume study of Christian iconography citing typical depictions of events or concepts including their origin, development, and connection with biblical texts as well as dogma, the liturgy, devotional writing and religious trends. Symbols are also interpreted. Vol. 1: Christ's Incarnation. Childhood. Baptism. Temptation. Transfiguration. Works and miracles. Vol. 2: Passion of Jesus Christ Bd. 3. Die Auferstehung und Erhohung Christi (The Resurrection and Raising of Christ). Bd. 4, 1. Die Kirche (The Church). Bd. 4, 2. Maria (Mary). Bd. 5. Die Apokalypse des Johannes (The Book of Revelation).