Socrates and st. John the apostle: The interchangeable similarity of their portraits

Zograf. 2011;2011(35):1-20 DOI 10.2298/ZOG1135001P


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Journal Title: Zograf

ISSN: 0350-1361 (Print); 2406-0755 (Online)

Publisher: Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade

LCC Subject Category: Fine Arts: Arts in general: History of the arts

Country of publisher: Serbia

Language of fulltext: English, Russian, French, German, Serbian, Italian

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Prolović Jadranka


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Time From Submission to Publication: 25 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This article discusses depictions of the evangelist and apostle John and the similarity of his portrait to that of Socrates as known from antique monuments. Although not directly connected, certain parallels can also be found in their vitas.