The Parish Churches of Ranworth with Panxworth,
South Walsham, Upton with Fishley and Woodbastwick

Skip to Main Content

Adoration of the Magi

Adoration of the Magi from the Antiphoner

By tradition, the Magi or ‘wise men’ have become kings. Here they appear in courtly dress of the 15th century to pay homage to the King of Kings. The Christ child is shown naked to emphasise the vulnerability of God in human form. Jesus extends a hand of welcome to his royal visitors.

Next Illustration ->

Return to Illuminated Manuscript