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Folio: The Flood of Noah

From Genesis 7:11-24, The Flood of Noah by William de Brailes (c1250) illustrates a scene from the story of Noah’s Ark



Fountains of water rise skyward while plumes stream from the heavens into the tumultuous ocean, whose bed has become home to victims of the flood. With no ark in sight, beasts, birds and humans are laid to rest, forming sediment-like layers on the seabed. The humans are the last to be claimed victim.

This piece is featured in the AR April 2019 issue on Oceans – click here to purchase your copy today