Assumption of the Virgin


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Assumption of the Virgin:

see MaryMary,
in the Bible, mother of Jesus. Christian tradition reckons her the principal saint, naming her variously the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady, and Mother of God (Gr., theotokos). Her name is the Hebrew Miriam.
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This year, the Jezzine festival focuses on arts and culture, with the onset of Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the town's patron saint.
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary is the story of her soul and body being taken up to heaven three days after her death.
The authors reject the view of some art historians that this painting be entitled either the Assumption of the Virgin or The Immaculate Conception.
Set in Little Portugal and south Riverdale in downtown Toronto, Saint Monica follows the travails of Monica, a 10-year-old Portuguese-Canadian girl determined to appear in a parade to honour the Assumption of the Virgin Mary as an angel with a beautiful pair of snowy white wings.
Music for three texts from the Song of Songs, in alternative settings for two equal voices, appears in the Weavers' pageant of The Assumption of the Virgin, copied in the fifteenth-century Register of the York Plays.
8) It is true that the one was a biblical play dramatizing the Emmaus story, and that the other involved the use of a mechanical device, perhaps utilizing a statue of the Virgin which was raised to the roof of the cathedral nave as in the present-day Elche play of the Assumption of the Virgin.
1430); the York Weaver's Guild play of the Assumption of the Virgin (BL Add.
The Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church is located in Kenai on Mission Street, and has been a place of worship since the turn of the century.
I am not, here, saying that the doctrine of the Assumption of the Virgin is necessarily false (although of course I think it is).
The image of the death and assumption of the Virgin (British Library, Add.
neighebor (c) `fellow man, fellow Christian' also notes a figurative sense `dear one' from a passage in The Assumption of the Virgin in the so-called Ludus Coventriae or N-Town Plays,(1) where, after the stage direction `hic vadit anima in corpus marie', the Lord addresses the soul of Mary with the following words:
The cycle begins with the creation of the angels and the Fall of Lucifer and ends with the Assumption of the Virgin and the Last Judgment.