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Christ And The Samaritan Woman: A Via Latina Catacomb Fresco, 340 - 350 CE

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dc.contributor.advisor Jensen, Robin
dc.contributor.author Doster, Stephen
dc.date.accessioned 2010-01-05T19:53:10Z
dc.date.available 2010-01-05T19:53:10Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01-05T19:53:10Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3747
dc.description This research paper describes the "Christ And The Samaritan Woman" fresco located in the Via Latina catacomb in Rome, Italy. en_US
dc.description.abstract In 1955, construction began on a new apartment building located between the Via Latina and the Via Dino Compagni, two streets in southeast Rome. Workers pouring concrete for the building's foundation were surprised to see the material quickly disappear into the ground. When they traced the seepage to its origin, they discovered a catacomb that had been sealed and hidden from public access centuries earlier. Deep within the catacomb is a fresco of a woman and a man standing on either side of a well. This paper analyzes the fresco known as "Christ and the Samaritan Woman" of the Via Latina Catacomb. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Vanderbilt University
dc.subject Fresco painting en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Via Latina Catacomb (Rome, Italy) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Samaritan woman (Biblical figure) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mural painting and decoration, Early Christian -- Italy -- Rome. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bible -- Illustrations. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Jesus Christ -- Art en_US
dc.title Christ And The Samaritan Woman: A Via Latina Catacomb Fresco, 340 - 350 CE en_US
dc.type Paper en_US
dc.description.college College of Arts and Science en_US
dc.description.school Divinity en_US
dc.description.department MLAS en_US


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