Crucifixion

[Titian] The Crucifixion is a life sized painting by the Venetian artist Titian, completed in 1558 and presently hanging in the sanctuary of the church of San Domenico, Ancona. Jesus Christ is shown crucified, with Saint Mary and Saint John standing either side of the cross in the Stabat Mater tradition. The kneeling figure is of Saint Domi...
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Crucifixion

[Bellini] Crucifixion is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini, created around 1455–1460. It is housed in the Museo Correr in Venice. The work was originally in the church of San Salvador of Venice, and is part of the Mantegna-influenced phase of Bellini`s early career. The painting shows the crucified Jesus, port...
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Crucifixion

[Corpus Hypercubus] Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) is a 1954 oil-on-canvas painting by Salvador Dalí which depicts the Crucifixion of Jesus, though it deviates from traditional portrayals of the Crucifixion by depicting Christ on the polyhedron net of a hypercube and adding elements of Surrealism. It is one of his most well known painting...
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Crucifixion

[Francis Bacon, 1965] Crucifixion is a 1965 triptych painted by the Irish-born artist Francis Bacon. Across each of the three panels, the work shows three forms of violent death. This triptych was the third such which Bacon painted relating to the Crucifixion, and follows 1944`s Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion, and th...
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crucifixion

[n] - the death of Jesus on the cross 2. [n] - the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world 3. [n] - the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
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crucifixion

Death by fastening to a cross, a form of capital punishment used by the ancient Romans, Persians, and Carthaginians, and abolished by the Roman emperor Constantine. Specifically, the Crucifixion...
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Crucifixion

The nailing of Jesus to the cross - this is a common Christian symbol.
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Crucifixion

Cru`ci·fix'ion noun 1. The act of nailing or fastening a person to a cross, for the purpose of putting him to death; the use of the cross as a method of capital punishment. 2. The state of one who is nailed or fastened to a cross; death upon a cross. 3. Intense suffering or af...
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crucifixion

noun the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim`s hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross
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crucifixion

noun the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
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Crucifixion

• (n.) The state of one who is nailed or fastened to a cross; death upon a cross. • (n.) Intense suffering or affliction; painful trial. • (n.) The act of nailing or fastening a person to a cross, for the purpose of putting him to death; the use of the cross as a method of capital punishment.
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Crucifixion

(from the article `crucifixion`) ...opponents in Babylon; in 88 Alexander Jannaeus, the Judaean king and high priest, crucified 800 Pharisaic opponents; and in about 32 Pontius ... ...teaching regarding Jews and Judaism. The Vatican accepted the legitimacy of Judaism as a continuing religion and exonerated Jews for the murder of ... ...
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Crucifixion

(from the article `Grünewald, Matthias`) ...pair of fixed and two pairs of movable wings flanking it. Grünewald`s paintings on these large wing panels consist of the following. The first set ...
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crucifixion

an important method of capital punishment, particularly among the Persians, Seleucids, Carthaginians, and Romans from about the 6th century to the ...
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crucifixion

crucifixion 1. The act of crucifying; execution on a cross. 2. The crucifying of Jesus on Calvary. 3. A representation of Jesus on the cross. 4. An extremely difficult, painful trial; torturous suffering. 5. The infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering. 6. The act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the vic...
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crucifixion

crucifixion, hanging on a cross, in ancient times a method of capital punishment. It was practiced widely in the Middle East but not by the Greeks. The Romans, who may have borrowed it from Carthage, reserved it for slaves and despised malefactors. They used it frequently, as in the civil wars and i...
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Crucifixion

Crucifixion is a mode of execution, by affixing criminals to a wooden cross, formerly widely practised. Different kinds of crosses were employed, especially that consisting of two beams at right angles, and the St Andrew's cross.
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crucifixion

Death by fastening to a cross, a form of capital punishment used by the ancient Romans, Persians, and Carthaginians, and abolished by the Roman emperor Constantine. Specifically, the Crucifixion refers to the execution by the Romans of Jesus in this manner
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Crucifixion

[Antonello da Messina] The Crucifixion is the subject of three different paintings by the Italian Renaissance master Antonello da Messina; the first two were completed around 1454/1455, the third in 1475. They are housed in the Brukenthal National Museum (Sibiu, Romania); the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium) and in th...
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Crucifixion

[Masaccio] Crucifixion is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Masaccio. A chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine in Pisa commissioned an altarpiece from Masaccio on February 19, 1426 for the sum of 80 florins. Payment for the work was recorded on December 26 of that year. The altarpiece was dismantled and dispersed in the 18th century, ...
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Crucifixion

Crucifixion is a form of slow and painful execution in which the victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden cross and left to hang until dead. It is principally known from antiquity, but remains in occasional use in some countries. The crucifixion of Jesus is a central event in Christianity and the crucifix is the main religious symbol for many ch...
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Crucifixion

[Nabil Kanso] The Crucifixion is the subject of a painting by Nabil Kanso painted in 1983. It is oil on canvas measuring 2.75 X 2.25 meters (9 X 7 feet). The color conception is dark brown, near black with flashes of red hues in a composition reflecting what some critical opinion point out `The unique perspective of this Crucifixion sets us...
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Crucifixion

[Mantegna] The Crucifixion is a panel in the central part of the predella (see image below) of a large altar piece painted by Andrea Mantegna between 1457 and 1459 for the high altar of San Zeno, Verona (Italy). It was commissioned by Gregorio Correr, the abbot of that monastery. ==History== The Crucifixion was brought to the Louvre in 1798...
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Crucifixion

When Jesus was put to death on a cross. A form of capital punishment.
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