The Sheep and the Goats

Christ dividing the sheep from the goats. Mosaic. Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, 6th century.

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Christ dividing the sheep from the goats. Mosaic. Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, 6th century.
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Detail of sarcophagus lid with Christ separating the sheep from the goats. Roman, 3rd or 4th century. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Otherwise related, vaguely related or tangentially related:

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Mosaics, Sant’Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna, 6th century. On the arch above the apse: Twelve lambs (apostles) converging toward central medallion with Christ. Below, in the apse mosaic: Saint Apollinaris praying for the faithful (twelve lambs).
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Shepherds with sheep and goats, apse mosaic, San Clemente, Rome, 1130s.
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Zhao Mengfu, Sheep and goat, ink on paper. Yuan dynasty (c. 1300). Freer Gallery of Art.
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Storage jar decorated with mountain goat (ibex). Chalcolithic, central Iran, 3800-3700 BC. Metropolitan Museum, New York.

Terms:

Matthew: probaton (a sheep) eriphos (a young goat)

Dies Irae: Inter oves locum præsta, Et ab hædis me sequestra.

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