Jesus healing, Ethiopian style

I sourced this from Sacred Pilgrim where you will find more Ethiopian Christian Art. It’s a real treasure trove. Unfortunately I couldn’t find who the artist was. I find Ethiopian Christianity intriguing as it’s an example of Christianity that survived for millenia beyond the Christendom known to Europeans. You may recall from the book ofContinue reading “Jesus healing, Ethiopian style”

Entry into Jerusalem, Ethiopian Style

I have not been able to track down the artist behind this image of “Our Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem” but I’m led to believe it originates from Ethiopia. It is worth noting that Christianity in Ethiopia dates back to the first century, where it thrived for centuries, often in isolation from Europe. The story ofContinue reading “Entry into Jerusalem, Ethiopian Style”

Moses and the Ten Commandments

Above is an illustration of Moses and the Ten Commandments by Barbara Goshu. If you like it you can check out more of her icon-influenced Christian art at her website. Here’s her bio: “Barbara Goshu is a Polish national, educated in the medieval city of Krakow. She studied graphic arts, painting and sculpture at Krakow University′s AcademyContinue reading “Moses and the Ten Commandments”

The story of Philip and the Ethiopian

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians. This man had gone toContinue reading “The story of Philip and the Ethiopian”

Ethopian Orthodox Christian Art – Virgin and Child

Anonymous painter. Triptych with Virgin and Child Flanked by archangels, scenes from the life of Christ, apostles and Saint George and Saint Mercurius. Ethiopia (Gojjam?), late 17th century. Tempera on panel. 14 78 x 4 5/16 inches left; 15 1/8 x 9 inches center; 15 1/16 x 4 7/16 inches right. 36.7 museum purchased, theContinue reading “Ethopian Orthodox Christian Art – Virgin and Child”