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Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 5 words.

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Aaron

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 235 words.

was the elder brother of *Moses. After the liberation of the Jews from their bondage in Egypt (Exod.

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abacus

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 44 words.

A flat block of masonry on the top of a *capital, which is the transition from the capital

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abbey

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 237 words.

A monastery or religious community of monks or nuns, presided over by an *abbot or abbess. Normally the community

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abbot, abbess

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 129 words.

(Aramaic Abba, father) The superior, usually elected for life, of a community of monks or nuns of certain religious

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Abel

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 212 words.

was the second son of *Adam and Eve and was a shepherd, unlike his elder brother Cain, who was

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Abgar, Legend of

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 328 words.

Abgar V (?4 bcad 50), was King of Edessa in Syria (now called Urfa and in Turkey). According

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Abigail

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 3 words.

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Abiram

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 3 words.

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Abraham

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 707 words.

was the first of the *Patriarchs of the OT, the founder of the Hebrew nation and of other nations,

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