The Four Evangelists

  The Four Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1880

Four-light window with standing figures of the evangelists, each of whom hold books with the exception of John, who holds his chalice. Below are the symbols of each evangelist, and above are texts from either the first or last lines of each of the gospels. Upper roundel depicting Christ in Glory, holding a lamb, surrounded by seraphim.

technique: stained glass


Church of the Holy Trinity, Aberaeron, Ceredigion
west end of the nave

The window is perhaps the work of Burlison & Grylls.

Texts: 'The book of the generation of Jesus Christ' (Matthew 1:1); 'And they went forth preaching everywhere' (Mark 16:20); 'and were continually in the temple praising & blessing God. Amen' (Luke 24:53); 'In the beginning was the word and the word was with God' (John 1:1)

Given in memory of Alban Thomas Jones Gwynne of Monachty (died 1861).





 

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St Matthew the Evangelist and St Mark the Evangelist: The Four EvangelistsSt Luke the Evangelist and St John the Evangelist: The Four EvangelistsChrist with a Lamb: The Four EvangelistsWinged Lion, Symbol of St Mark: The Four EvangelistsEagle, Symbol of St John: The Four Evangelists

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 393.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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