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lamb bearing cross or banner, 'Agnus Dei' - symbol of Christ
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The Lamb, as a symbol of Christ, is alluded to throughout the book of Relevation. The lamb stands for sacrifice, for redemption, and alludes to John 1:29. The lamb was thus adopted as a symbol for Christ in early iconography. Shown standing, with a gonfalon, it can point forward to the coming Resurrection. The probable inspiration for much of this imagery is Jan Van Eyck's 1432 altarpiece in St Bavo, Ghent.

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  Scenes and Characters from the Bible Scenes and Characters from the Bible
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell
1868
Church of the Lamb of God, Beulah, Powys
west wall of the nave
  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John, Mary Magdalene and the Centurion The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John, Mary Magdalene and the Centurion
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell
1860
Church of St Catwg, Llangattock, Powys
north wall of the north aisle
  Agnus Dei Adored by St Mary Magdalene and St Tadioc  Agnus Dei Adored by St Mary Magdalene and St Tadioc
Designer: Francis Stephens
1954
Church of St Peter, Dixton, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel
  Christian Symbols Christian Symbols
second half of the nineteenth century
Church of St Beuno, Clynnog Fawr, Gwynedd
east wall of the chancel
  Medieval Fragments with Agnus Dei Medieval Fragments with Agnus Dei
Church of St Gwenllwyfo, Dulas, Anglesey
west wall of the nave
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
about 1867-1870
Church of St George, Reynoldston, Swansea
east wall of the north transept
Agnus Dei
Church of St Petrog, Ferwig, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
firm/studio: Michael and Arthur O'Connor
1859
Church of St Margaret, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire
east end of the north aisle
  Scenes from the Life of Christ Scenes from the Life of Christ
firm/studio: William Wailes
about 1868
Church of St Beuno, Betws Cedewain, Powys
east wall of the chancel
  Christ with the Elements of the Eucharist and The Agony in the Garden Christ with the Elements of the Eucharist and The Agony in the Garden
probably 1860s
Church of St Michael, Abergele, Conwy
north wall




 
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