Cimabue, St. Luke (detail)

1280-83
Fresco, 450 x 900 cm
Upper Church, San Francesco, Assisi

The book is open to Luke 1:5: Fuit in diebus Herodis regis Iu[daeae] sacerdos quidam nomine Zacharias de [vice Abia], "In the time of King Herod of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah of the priestly division of Abijah."

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Source: Web Gallery of Art