IMG 5226

IMG 5226

Chartres, North side, right portal


• Second archivolt: life of Gideon

† Gideon offers sacrifice;

Third archivolt: life of Judith (prefiguring Mary)

† Covers head and prays;

• Fourth archivolt: Tobias, son of Tobit, who restored vision to his father as Christ would to Israel (continued from left half of arch).

† Raphael the angel binds Asmodeus (who had been slaying Sarah's husbands);

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