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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Evangelists

In iconography, the evangelists often appear in Evangelist portraits derived from classical tradition, and are also frequently represented by the ... layers of meaning for the beasts, as representing firstly the Evangelists, secondly the nature of Christ, and thirdly the virtues required of a Christian for ...

www.sacred-texts.com/lcr/fsca/fsca13.htm

The winged living figures, symbols of the evangelists, which are most frequently met with, and which have ever been most in favour with Early Christian artists, ... " in the beginning of the fifth century gave to artists authority for the appropriation of the four creatures to the evangelists," and for reasons which are there given at ...

www.catechist.com/articles_view.php?article_id=1612

www.dolr.org/article/four-evangelists%E2%80%99-symbols-came-themes-their-gospels

Four evangelists' symbols came from themes in their Gospels. Published: May 5, 2007. By Charles T. Sullivan. The word evangelist comes from the Greek meaning, “proclaimer of the Good News.” Certainly Jesus was an evangelist: “ The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the ...

www.sspp.ca/Symbols%20for%20Evangelists.htm

Tell me something about the symbols used to represent the four evangelists. In Ezekiel 1:4ff we read: “As I ... As for the appearance of their faces: the four had the face of a human being, the face of a lion on the right side, the face of an ox on the left side, and the face of an eagle; such were their faces.” These are called the ...

www2.palomar.edu/users/mhudelson/StudyGuides/FourEvangelists_WA.html

The Four Evangelists. Name. Symbol. Relationship of Symbol to Name. Matthew. Winged Man. Book of Matthew deals with the geneology of Christ; the winged man refers to human ancestors. Mark. Winged Lion. Book of Mark deals with the resurrection of Christ; it was thought that a lioness' cubs were born dead and they  ...

www.stjames-cathedral.org/kids/evangelists.aspx

His symbol is an angel, because the first story he tells in his gospel is about how an angel appeared to Joseph in a dream. (Read the story of ... Mark writes almost like a newspaper reporter, telling all the facts. (Matthew and Luke both consulted Mark s gospel in writing their own accounts.) Mark's symbol. In art, Mark is ...

mikejklug.wordpress.com/2014/07/21/sacred-symbols-the-four-evangelists-tetramorph

Jul 21, 2014 ... But there it is, overlooking the corner of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street in mid-town Manhattan. ... Sacred Symbols: The Four Evangelists (Tetramorph) .... a commentary on Ezekiel in which he explained how the four creatures have three meanings that involve the identity of the evangelists, the life of Christ, ...

www.traditioninaction.org/religious/f005rp.htm

The Age of Faith was well named, for during that happy age, the Faith influenced everything, even the way of thinking of men in the presence of nature. Not only the learned medieval doctors but also the simple peasant people knew how to find the rich symbolic meanings of the created world. When Hugh of St. Victor, the  ...