Descent into Hell

Edited by Jacopo Gnisci

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A miniature showing Jesus in the act of freeing Adam and Eve from Hell, an episode alluded to in the New Testament and expanded upon in the apocrypha, typically featuring him in the act of trampling over Satan or a personifiaction of Hades .


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Jacopo Gnisci, ʻDescent into Hellʼ, in Alessandro Bausi, ed., Die Schriftkultur des christlichen Äthiopiens und Eritreas: Eine multimediale Forschungsumgebung / Beta maṣāḥǝft (Last Modified: 7.11.2017) DOI:10.25592/BetaMasaheft.AT1008Descent [Accessed: 2018-09-22+02:00]

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  • Jacopo GnisciCreated entity on 7.11.2017

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