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Church wall paintings covered a wide range of religious subjects: Heaven and hell, the lives of the Saints, Bible stories, the life and crucifixion of Christ, the Virtues overcoming the Vices and so on.

The point of all of these was to illustrate these subjects for people who could not read; paintings of the Last Judgement helped the priest to communicate The Bible message to an audience who could not read about it for themselves.

Very few original medieval wall paintings survive today, but thanks to the work of E W Tristram a large number have been recorded and published in his three books on the subject.

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Doom painting were used so the churches could scare people into worshipping God and make them want to go to Heaven with God and not Hell with the Devils.

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You would find a Doom painting in a Medieval church

To remind the sinners that not to any sins. they had pictures related to heaven and hell to show where you might end up. they show judgement day and what can happen

Medieval churches were entirely decorated inside with mural paintings (and often the ceilings were painted as well). These might include a "Doom", but more often had scenes of good triumphing over evil, Bibles stories, the lives of the Saints and images of Christ, Holy Mary and the angels.The English historian and writer E W Tristram produced a series of immensely important books in the 1940s on English medieval wall paintings, with drawings he made of surviving examples at that time - many of those paintings have since been destroyed or crumbled to dust. Subjects he identified include:HeavenChrist in MajestyApocalypseDoom (Judgement Day)Adoration of the LambSigns of the ZodiacLabours of the MonthsOld Testament storiesThe Life of ChristHoly MarySaintsBishopsKingsAnimals and mythical beastsAngelsThe CrucifixionConsecration CrossesDooms represent only a small minority of the subjects depicted.

Their purpose was to represent life after death

Doom Pictures ---------------- In medival times the Parish Churches were plastered on both the inside and outside - and then pictures to illustrate biblical scenes were painted on them. Most people could not read so they were taught the Bible stories by looking at Various pictures of them (Doom Pictues).

A 'Doom' is the traditional English term for a painting or image that reflects the Bible's depiction of the 'Last Judgement.' It refers to the judgement of souls and whether they're sent to Heaven or hell. These paintings are common on the Western walls of numerous churches in England. The most famous Doom painting is the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, which is in the Sistine Chapel, the residence of the Pope in Vatican City, Italy.

to show what heaven and hell looked like

They were normally made during the middle ages. During that time people were often afraid of going to hell and so sometimes, if you could afford it, then you would pay a priest to worship for you, as most people couldn't normally read and write so they did not know how to pray. In churches on the walls they would of had paintings. Half of the painting would be of what they thought hell was like and on the other side would be what they thought heaven was like. People were very scared of going to hell!

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