Archangel Gabriel from Great Deesis

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 18 December 2017
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This painting comes from Ubisi, Imereti (West Georgia) and depicts Archangel Gabriel. It dates from the 14th century CE, and it is made of wood and tempera. One can clearly see the strong Byzantine artistic influence exerted in this painting. (Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 18). Archangel Gabriel from Great Deesis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7763/archangel-gabriel-from-great-deesis/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Archangel Gabriel from Great Deesis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 18, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7763/archangel-gabriel-from-great-deesis/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Archangel Gabriel from Great Deesis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Dec 2017. Web. 15 Oct 2021.