Other Stories of Moses

Numbers further accounts for the wanderings of the Israelites under the leadership of Moses, with details that are not found in Exodus.  For example,  did you remember that at one point in the desert the people began to stone Moses and Aaron?  Numbers 16:1-5; 16-21; 28-35 tells us that Korah rebelled against Moses, and was punished for his rebellion the earth opens and swallowed all the rebels.  Some Israelites of the Dathan and Abiram clans object to Moses for the punishment of Korah.  God then commands Moses to depart from the multitude and God  smites 14,700 men with plague, as punishment for their objection.

The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron BOTTICELLI (1481-1482)

See http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Botticcelli,_Sandro_-_The_Punishment_of_Korah_and_the_Stoning_of_Moses_and_Aaron_-_1481-82.jpg for the source of the photograph of the above painting.

The Brazen Serpent MICHELANGELO (1511)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/m/michelan/3sistina/5spandre/10_4pe4.html for the source of the above photograph of the frescoe in the Sistine Chapel.

Scenes from the Life of Moses BOTTICELLII (1445 – 1510)

See http://www.artbible.info/art/large/662.html for the source of the above photograph of the fresco and a description.

Links to my site:

Introduction https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/introduction/

Graphic Arts https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/i-graphic-arts/

Architecture https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/ii-church-architecture-and-its-incorporation-of-art/

Music https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/iii-music/

Theology https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/iv-theology/

Home Page https://bibleartists.wordpress.com/


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s