Man of Sorrows

Book Title: Eyn sermon von der betrachtu[n]g des heyligen leydens christi / Doctoris Martini Luther Augustiner zu Wittenbergk

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: Man of Sorrows

Description: This image of Jesus depicts him as the “man of sorrows” (cf. Isaiah 53:3 and the history of its Christian interpretation), surrounded by the instruments of his suffering and death (e.g. spear, cross, hammer, die, scourge, crown of thorns). It is used as a title-page illustration for one of Luther’s sermons on the suffering of Christ (no biblical text is specified).

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