The Road to Emmaus

6th century
Church of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna

In this scene the Resurrected Christ meets two disciples on the road to Emmaus. The episode is narrated in Luke 24:13-35.

This is one of the 13 mosaics of the Passion and Resurrection of Christ along the upper band of the right wall of the nave. See also a view of the entire left wall with commentary on the iconography of Jesus and the apostles in these mosaics.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.