This blog provides links to open-access resources for the study of the Old and New Testaments as well as for the ANE, and, occasionally, for Classics. The source for the great majority of the posts is Chuck Jones's The Ancient World Online (http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/).
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the
Index of Christian Art web site.
Little did the founder of the Index, Charles Rufus Morey, realize in
1917 how this resource would develop to be the most important archive of
medieval art in existence and the most specialized resource for the
The Index has developed a life of its own over the last ninety years
which has extended beyond the confines of its home in Princeton and is
destined to have an even greater impact with the development of an
electronic resource such as this. Despite the initial belief that all
medieval art could be iconographically analyzed within fifteen years of
the start of the project, it is a task which is not only still ongoing,
but one which is thriving and ensures a prosperous future for the
Thanks must go to the many scholars who have
generously given of their knowledge and experience into making this
resource what it is today and to the new group of users who continually
give of their research.
Director, Index of Christian Art