Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Mongolian Warrior Paintings #2-3

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Today we continue with the second and third of paintings by Mongolian Christian artist Tumur-Ochir Gombojav.  To read more about the entire group of these paintings and their cultural background, please click here.

Put On the Full Armor of God.

Our Struggle is Not Against Flesh and Blood, But Against the Powers
of This Dark World and Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil

Corresponding art from historical sources:

A Timurid depiction of an Mongol archer, early 15th century.

One of Khubilai Khan's Mongol bodyguards, late 12th century

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