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Definition of Tetramorph

Tetramorph
Tetramorph Tet"ra*morph, n. [Tetra- + Gr. ? form, figure: cf. Gr. ? fourfold.] (Christian Art) The union of the four attributes of the Evangelists in one figure, which is represented as winged, and standing on winged fiery wheels, the wings being covered with eyes. The representations of it are evidently suggested by the vision of Ezekiel (ch. i.)

Meaning of Tetramorph from wikipedia

- A tetramorph is a symbolic arrangement of four differing elements, or the combination of four disparate elements in one unit. The term is derived from...
- central tapestry in the new Coventry Cathedral, Christ in Glory in the Tetramorph. A number of portrait commissions in the 1950s proved highly controversial...
- Christ in Glory in the Tetramorph is a large tapestry by Graham Sutherland, installed at the north end of the new Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England...
- When the symbols of the Four Evangelists appear together, it is called a Tetramorph, and is common in the Romanesque art of Europe, in church frescoes or...
- diverged from scriptural descriptions. The earliest known depiction of the tetramorph cherubim is the 5th–6th century apse mosaic found in the Thessalonian...
- Four Heavenly Kings Guardians of the directions Lokapala Eye of Horus Tetramorph Titan (mythology) Anemoi Four Dwarves (Norse Mythology) Four Stags (Norse...
- living creatures in religious art, especially Christian art, is called a tetramorph. Ezekiel's vision of the four living creatures in Ezekiel chapter 1 are...
- Great chain of being Royal Order of the Seraphim Serpents in the Bible Tetramorph Thrones G. H. Lünemann: Imm. Joh. Gerh. Sc****ers lateinisch-deutsches...
- Four Heavenly Kings Guardians of the directions Lokapala Eye of Horus Tetramorph Titan (mythology) Anemoi Four Dwarves (Norse Mythology) Four Stags (Norse...
- mythology: a man, a lion, an ox, and an eagle. This depiction parallels the tetramorph used in Christian art, where the four creatures are used as symbols of...
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