The Presentation

Book Title: Auslegung der Episteln vnd Euangelien vom Advent an, bis auff Ostern / Durch Doctorem Martinum Luther

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: The Presentation

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Description: Jesus is presented in the Jerusalem temple, as Mary kneels with the sacrifice of two birds (Luke 2:22-24) and Joseph stands behind her. The righteous Simeon holds the infant Jesus (left; v.28), and the prophetess Anna stands nearby with her hands folded in a prayer of thanksgiving to God (vv. 36-38).

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