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Friday, December 23, 2016

Healing of the Paralytic – 3rd century

Healing of the Paralytic – 3rd century

One of the Earliest Depictions of Christ 


Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

This painting is on the wall of the baptistry of a church in a (long abandoned) ancient city in Syria. It depicts the story of the healing of the paralytic found in Mark 2, and it is dated to the mid-3rd century.

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