Friday, February 17, 2012

Greek Bible Art: Mocking of Christ

Here you see the Mocking of Christ by Fra Angelico (source). This verse is from John 19:2.

χαῖρε, ὁ βασιλεὺς τῶν ἰουδαίων· καὶ ἐδίδοσαν αὐτῶ ῥαπίσματα.
Ave, rex Judaeorum: et dabant ei alapas.
Hail, King of the Jews! And they smote him with their hands.