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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The Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin, 1424-34, Fra Angelico, tempera with oil glazes and gold on panel, 61.8 x 38.3cm (panel).
JEZZINE, Lebanon: Jezzine Mayor Khalil Harfouche Sunday announced the launch of the town's summer festival, which coincides with the holiday of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, to a crowd of local political figures and residents.
In another chapter the Ineffable is suggested by giving examples then leaving the rest to the imagination like Assumption of the Virgin by Correggio or this list of Christian demons.
The list included paintings such as "The Sistine Madonna," "The Last Supper," Whistler's painting of his mother, Titian's "The Assumption of the Virgin," Millet's "The Gleaners," da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," Rembrandt's "Night Watch" and "Elizabeth Bas," "Mother and Child" by Correggio, and pictures of the Grand Canyon and Europe.
His Assumption of the Virgin originally served as the central image for a monastery chapel in Toledo, Spain, built with a donor's bequest.
* Marie Eugenie de Jesus (Anne-Eugenie Milleret de Brou), French, founder of the Institute of Sisters of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (1817-1898).
SLIP into the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin in the heart of the city (free).
Iconic as the missing member of the 12 apostles unwilling to accept without physical proof the post-Resurrection appearance of Jesus, Thomas figures as a doubter still later in his life in "The Assumption of the Virgin and Saints" by Bicci di Lorenzo (1373-1452).
Aside from the jarring dissonance of Josh Schmidt's incidental music and the oddly gaudy pictorial centerpiece of Titian's "Assumption of the Virgin" over the mantel, the mise-en-scene aptly conveys the smugly tasteful comforts of a minister's home.
The Assumption of the Virgin, 1577, Oil on canvas, 158" x 90" (401 x 129 cm).
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.

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