Christís Trial in front of Ponzius Pilate


Christís Trial in front of Ponzius Pilate



Description

The illumination , made full page , represents in the upper half, the scene of the beginning of the trial: Jesus Christ is standing on the left , while Pilate is sitting on a chair in the centre; at his back two young boys hold two golden sticks with rectangular plates which represent some portraits. Christ fixes priest Caifa, while priest Anna with black hair and beard, says the accusations . In the opposite part there are five motionless men who look at Christ . Under the trial scene there is Judasís repentance . The left scene focuses on the restitution of the thirty denarii to the priests and on their refusal . On the right Judas hanging from a tree finishes the episode.

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