Friday, February 10, 2012

Greek Bible Art: David

This depiction of The Youthful David (note also the head of Goliath) is by Andrea del Castagno (source). The verse is 1Sam 17:51.

ἐθανάτωσεν αὐτὸν καὶ ἀφεῖλεν τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ
interfecit eum, praeciditque caput eius.
He slew him and cut off his head.

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