Arrest of Jesus. Relief on the western rood screen

When Jesus was taken prisoner, Peter is said to have taken up the sword and cut off the ear of a servant of the high priest.

It is remarkable how lifelike the scenes and characters are. However, at a conference of experts in 2011, it was proven that the Naumburg Master followed the representation forms common in book illumination.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Naumburg Cathedral

The Romanesque-Gothic church in Germany has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as an outstanding testimony to the architecture and sculpture of the High Middle Ages. An informative photo tour.

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