Bernward’s Door: Trial of Christ


The trial of Christ. Detail of Bernward's Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim. It depicts eight scenes from the Old Testament on the left (from top to bottom) and eight scenes from the New Testament on the right (from bottom to top).

The trial of Christ. Detail of Bernward’s Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael’s Church in Hildesheim. It depicts eight scenes from the Old Testament on the left (from top to bottom) and eight scenes from the New Testament on the right (from bottom to top).

Cite this page as: Beth Harris, "Bernward’s Door: Trial of Christ," in Smarthistory, January 28, 2016, accessed May 21, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/bronze-doors-saint-michaels-hildesheim-germany/bernwards-door-trial-of-christ/.