Advent Through the Centuries 2013

This is the permalink page to my series on Advent Through the Centuries.

The First Century, December 1.

The Second Century, December 2.

fresco from beneath the Vatican, dating to the 2nd-3rd century.
fresco from beneath the Vatican, dating to the 2nd-3rd century.

The Third Century, December 3.

The Fourth Century, December 4.

Virgin and Child from the fourth century.
Virgin and Child from the fourth century.

The Fifth Century, December 5.

The Sixth Century, December 6.

Sixth century Coptic icon depicting Christ and a monk.
Sixth century Coptic icon depicting Christ and a monk.

The Seventh Century, December 7.

The Eighth Century, December 8.

bas-relief made by the Lombards in the 8th century, depicting kings coming before the infant Jesus.
bas-relief made by the Lombards in the 8th century, depicting kings coming before the infant Jesus.

The Ninth Century, December 9.

The Tenth Century, December 10.

Tenth Century manuscript showing the consecration of the Cluniac monastery.
Tenth Century manuscript showing the consecration of the Cluniac monastery.

The Eleventh Century, December 11.

The Twelfth Century , December 12.

Mosaic of Madonna and Child, from the Chilander monastery in Greece, c. 12th century.
Mosaic of Madonna and Child, from the Chilander monastery in Greece, c. 12th century.

The Thirteenth Century, December 13.

The Fourteenth Century, December 14.

detail from fourteenth cenutry manuscript.
detail from fourteenth century manuscript.

The Fifteenth Century, December 15.

The Sixteenth Century, December 16.

Triptych of Madonna and Child from Ethiopia, Early 16th cenutry.
Triptych of Madonna and Child from Ethiopia, Early 16th century.

The Seventeenth Century, December 17.

The Eighteenth Century, December 18.

Christ Carrying the Cross, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. 1737.
Christ Carrying the Cross, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. 1737.

The Nineteenth Century, December 19.

The Twentieth Century, Part I: 1900-1920, December 20.

Christ at the Whipping Post, by George Desvallières, 1910.
Christ at the Whipping Post, by George Desvallières, 1910.

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