Symbolic and allegorical images Altar XVIII–XIX centuries as a factor in determining their functional destination Cover Image

СИМВОЛІКО-АЛЕГОРИЧНІ ЗОБРАЖЕННЯ ЖЕРТОВНИКІВ ХVІІІ–ХІХ СТОЛІТЬ ЯК ФАКТОР ВИЗНАЧЕННЯ ЇХ ФУНКЦІОНАЛЬНОГО ПРИЗНАЧЕННЯ
Symbolic and allegorical images Altar XVIII–XIX centuries as a factor in determining their functional destination

Author(s): Kateryna Yurchenko
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Semiology, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: altar; symbol and allegory; icon; icons; Eucharistic image "Repentance of Peter"; "Christ in the bowl"; "Еagle-eye"

Summary/Abstract: This article attempts to examine iconography altars symbolic and allegorical content, such as: "Christ in the bowl", "Repentance of Peter" and "Еagle-eye". Showing relationship of these images with the Orthodox and Catholic artistic tradition. Based on the analysis of works of sacred art are determined by the scope of the functional purpose of the altar, his relationship with the Liturgy, because of the spread of the cult of the Holy Sacraments in Ukraine. Rare Iconography "Penitent Peter" on the altar of national historical and ethnographic reserve "Pereyaslav" enriches symbolic and allegorical compositions Ukrainian sacred art – a good proof, as appealing to the basic mysteries – the mystery of repentance, which is the basis liturgical services during the Liturgy of Preparation.

  • Issue Year: 1/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 154-159
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Ukrainian