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  • The Influence Of Good Shephard On The Status Of The Good Shepherd

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    The purpose of this thesis is to compare and contrast iconography of the Good Shephard, in relation to the status of the Good Shepherd as one of the most popular icons representing Jesus, its origins in pagan art, and the use of similar subject matter. The two images reviewed here cover the period of the early stages of Christianity within the Roman Empire, and are depictions of the Good Shephard using different format and technique. The Merriam Webster description of iconography is “traditional

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