How is it to know God face to face?! Deuteronomy 34:10 says "And there has not arisen a prophet since in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face."
Today, the 7th of Adar, is the birthday of Moses. Moshe also died on this date, on Mount Nebo.
This picture of him is in the church of the monastery. I wonder why his tablet has "Shema Yisrael" written on it instead of the more often depicted Decalogue. Any ideas?
Here, at least, he has a halo instead of the horn that Jerome's mistranslation of KRN stuck on his head.