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Abraham Meets the Three Strangers (the Old Testament Trinity)

Unknown11 th c.

St. Sophia of Kyiv

St. Sophia of Kyiv

This is a theme of the appearance of God to Righteous Abraham. During meal Abraham and Sarah were informed about the birth of their son.
Fresco depicts the moment of meeting of Forefather Abraham with messengers of God. According to ancient tradition of hospitality, Abraham welcomes three strangers to his house, which are portrayed as angels.

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  • Title: Abraham Meets the Three Strangers (the Old Testament Trinity)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 11 th c.
  • Type: monumental painting, fresco

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