Friday, November 30, 2007


GIOTTO di Bondone
(b. 1267, Vespignano, d. 1337, Firenze)
Fresco, 120 x 60 cm
Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua

Hope (Spes) is portrayed as winged female figure, receiving a crown from God the Father.

Today, 30th November 2007, the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Pope Benedict XVI has published his Encyclical, Spe Salvi (Saved in Hope)