Saturday, August 11, 2018

01 Works, RELIGIOUS ART - CONTEMPORARY & 20th Century Interpretation of the Bible! With Footnotes - 26

Murgia Cinzia, (b. 1963)
Private collection

Salome was the daughter of Herod II and Herodias. She is infamous for demanding and receiving the head of John the Baptist, according to the New Testament. According to Flavius Josephus's Jewish Antiquities, Salome was first married to Philip the Tetrarch of Ituraea and Trakonitis. After Philip's death in 34 AD she married Aristobulus of Chalcis and became queen of Chalcis and Armenia Minor. They had three children. Three coins with portraits of Aristobulus and Salome have been found. Her name in Hebrew meaning "peace". More on Salome

Murgia Cinzia: The photographer Cinzia Murgia, born in Rome in 1963, conceived this photographic project by Salome, and takes up the female figure of a young temptress, wicked, enigmatic, free, with the desire to live

Cinzia Murgia, fotogafa, digital graphics in Rome, started with the camera roll film as a child, photography has always been her passion, with the evolution of digital, Cinzia has specialized in working photography with graphic effects, digital art, manipulation of photography. "I like to create characters of ancient Rome, and history, Steampunki, nature, portraits and other"  More on Cinzia Murgia

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