Saturday, March 3, 2012

Greek Bible Art: Melchizedek

The image shows The Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek by Dieric Bouts the Elder (source). This verse is from Genesis 14:18.

Μελχισεδεκ βασιλεὺς Σαλημ ἐξήνεγκεν ἄρτους καὶ οἶνον.
Melchisedech rex Salem, proferens panem et vinum.
Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine.

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