05 works, Today, December 5th, is the Seventy disciples’ day, their story, illustrated #338

Domenico Ghirlandaio, (1448–1494)
Calling of the Apostles, c. 1481

Height: 349 cm (11.4 ft); Width: 570 cm (18.7 ft)
Sistine Chapel

The Seventy Apostles or Seventy-two Apostles are those whom the Lord chose, in addition to the original Twelve Apostles, to go before Him into the cities He would visit , and lay down the groundwork and infrastructure for the Early Church, as mentioned in the Gospel of Luke. According to Luke, the only gospel in which they appear, Jesus appointed them and sent them out in pairs on a specific mission which is detailed in the text…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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