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    • Icon of Cyril and Methodius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Icon of Cyril and Methodius above bishop's chair in the Church of Cyril of Methodius.
    • Iconostasis of Hagios Demetrios 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Iconostasis of Hagios Demetrios
    • Inscription on Reliquary Box at Sant' Apollinare 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Close-up on inscription on the side of the reliquary box in the altar in the center of the nave of Sant' Apollinare. The inscription reads, "the blood of the martyrs is the seed of your faith".
    • Interior Dome of Hagia Sophia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The interior of the dome of Hagia Sophia is the largest in the world. The center of the dome containing the image of Christ as Pantocrater was covered with Islamic calligraphy.
    • Interior Nave and Apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of Nave and Apse. With the fall of Constantinople in 1453, Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque.
    • Interior of Colosseum 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The Colosseum, which could sit 50,000 people for the games, was reputedly the site for the martyrdom of many early Christians. However, it should be noted that there is no contemporary literary or iconographic evidence for ...
    • Interior of Diocletian's mausoleum/Cathedral of Split 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Diocletian's mausoleum has been converted into the Cathedral of Split. Its iconography most appropriate to the resurrected Christ. Shot of the interior of Cathedral in Split, Croatia.
    • Interior of dome at St. Justus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior shot of the dome at St. Justus.
    • Interior of San Sebastiano 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      San Sebastiano interior rebuilt in 1612 by Cardinal Scipione Borghese.
    • Interior of Sant' Apollinare in Classe 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Long-shot of nave and apse with original mosaics dating to the time of Justinian. Note that in the center of the nave is an altar. This ancient altar is in the north African position.
    • Interior of Sant'Agnese 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of Sant'Agnese showing the balcony for the catechumens.
    • Interior of Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of Santa Constanza.
    • Interior of the 'Duomo' 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      The nave and apse of St. Fosca. Note the iconostasis separating the nave and the sanctuary.
    • Interior of the Treasury of Atreus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The symbolic importance of the dome is manifest in this gigantic underground domical structure in Mycenae dating to the 14th century BC. Its symbolism as understood by E. Baldwin Smith is far more appropriate for the tomb ...
    • Interior St. Justus Basilica of Trieste 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      As those who were not of royalty could not hold a martyrium singularly devoted to them (like St. Helena), the less well connected often found their martyria within the church. Interior of St. Justus, 6th century church.
    • Landward side wall of Diocletian's Palace 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A sidewall to give an indication of the size of the palace. Exterior wall of Diocletian's Palace on the side facing the land.
    • Launch in Venetian canal 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A launch will be necessary to take us into the venetian lagoon and the island of Torcello to follow the further progression of the veneration of martyrs.
    • Lion Gate entrance to Mycenae 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      It is in the 2nd millennium BC, city of Mycenae, that we find an incontrovertible example of the iconography of the dome. Roadway to Lion Gate entrance in Mycenae, Greece.
    • Loculi close to relics of Sant'Agnese 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Loculi following the curve of the apse to afford as many burials as possible close to the relics of the martyr Sant'Agnese.
    • Loculi within arcosoleum 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Loculi within the arcosoleum of the mausoleum.