Aurela or Aureole

Aurela or Aureole

(gold-co!ored), the crown of rays designed to represent flame, put by the old painters around the figures of saints, investing the whole body, as the nimbus (q.v.) does the head. Its form is generally ovoidal. — Didron, Chr. Iconography, 107 sq.

 
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