Peter's Escape from Prison

Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: Peter's Escape from Prison

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Description: This image depicts an angel helping the Apostle Peter escape from prison during the night. In the top-left corner an angel comes to the centurion Cornelius and instructs him to send men to Joppa to get Peter. In the bottom-left corner Peter has a vision on a roof in Joppa. In his vision angels lower a sheet filled with unclean animals before him, and God instructs him to eat. In the top-right corner Peter baptizes Cornelius. In the bottom-right corner Peter raises Tabitha from the dead in Joppa. At the top Herod has the Apostle James beheaded.

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