Annunciation Greek  Orthodox Church - Table of Contents

Annunciation Greek  Orthodox Church
Former North Presbyterian Church
146 West Utica Street, Buffalo, NY 14222

South Transept Stained Glass Window
Studio: Harry Goodhue, Cambridge, Mass.

2010 Photos

On this page, below:

Top row:

Angels

Second row:

Hannah Presenting Samuel to Eli   ...    Samuel and the College of Prophets

Abraham   ...   Moses ...   Joshua

Boaz and Ruth

King David

Bottom row:

Hosea   ...   Daniel

Esther   ...    Isaiah   ...    Deborah

Isaiah   ...    Amos



South Transept Stained Glass Window:  Old Testament Figures







Top row: Angels


Transept   ...   Stained glass   ...   Two center panels - Two angels holding censers   ...   Upper left detail below:


Detail -
Two Angels holding censers





Second row:  Hannah Presenting Samuel to Eli   ...   Samuel and the College of Prophets


 Two far left panels:   Hannah Presenting Samuel to Eli   ...    Samuel and the College of Prophets   ...  Four details below:


Detail -  Hannah Presenting Samuel to Eli
Iconography:  Samuel   ...   Bible verses:
1 Samuel 1:17-28



Detail -  Hannah Presenting Samuel to Eli



Detail - Samuel and the College of Prophets
Bible verses:
1 Samuel 19:20



Detail - Samuel and the College of Prophets





Second row:  Abraham   ...   Moses   ...    Joshua


Three center panels:   Abraham   ...   Moses   ...   Joshua
 
Iconography: Abraham   ...  Iconography: Moses   ...      Two details below:


Detail:  Moses



Detail -  
Joshua burning Jericho   ...     Joshua 6




Second row: Boaz and Ruth


Detail -  Second panel from the right, second row:  Boaz and Ruth
Quote at top: "Boaz finds Ruth gleaning in the fields"    ...   For the complete Biblical story, see Ruth 2





Second row:  King David


Detail - far  right panel, second row:  King David
Psalm 18:2: "The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; / My God, my strength, in whom I will trust;  /  My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold."   ...   Iconography:  King David



Detail -  David




Bottom Row: Hosea   ...   Daniel


Two far left panels, bottom row: Hosea   ...   Daniel   ...   Three details below:


Detail - Hosea
Hosea 11:4: "I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love;  / I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down to feed them."



Detail -  Hosea



Detail - Daniel



Detail -  Daniel
Text: " MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN" (Daniel 5:25)   ...   See Daniel 5:1-28 for the Biblical story




Bottom row: Esther   ...    Isaiah   ...    Deborah


Third, fourth (center) and fifth panels from the left:   Esther   ...    Isaiah   ...    Deborah   ...   Four details below:


Detail - Esther
Esther 7:3: "Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request"



Detail -  Esther



Detail -  fourth panel from the left (center) - Isaiah
Isaiah 7:14:  "Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign;  / Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.   ...   Iconography in Art and Architecture: Isaiah



Detail - Deborah
Judges 5:3: "Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes;  / I [Deborah], even I, will sing unto the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel."





Bottom row:  Isaiah   ...    Amos


Far right panels: Isaiah   ...    Amos   ...   Two details below:


Detail -  Isaiah
Isaiah 11:5:  "Righteousness will be his belt  / and faithfulness the sash around his waist."   ...   Iconography in Art and Architecture: Isaiah



Detail - Amos
Amos 5:4: "For thus saith the Lord [unto the house of Israel], seek ye me and ye shall live."







Special thanks to Rev. Dr. Father Christos B. Christakis for his cooperation in 2010

Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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