Thursday, May 24, 2007

Cathedra

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - detail of bishop's cathedra
Detail of the Archbishop's cathedra, or seat, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

4 comments:

  1. I had heard, unfortunately, that this cathedra is made out of the former high altar.

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  2. I've never noticed this. Who is that?

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  3. My guess is that it's intended to depict St. Jerome.

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  4. I did a Google search of images, and Saint Jerome is often shown like this in iconography.

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