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By David R. Cartlidge, J. Keith Elliot

ISBN-10: 0415233925

ISBN-13: 9780415233927

The Christian canon of scripture, often called the hot testomony, excluded a few of the Church's conventional tales approximately its origins. even if now not within the Bible, those renowned tales have had a robust impact at the Church's traditions and theology, and a very marked influence on visible representations of Christian trust. This booklet offers a lucid advent to the connection among the apocryphal texts and the work, mosaics, and sculpture within which they're usually paralleled, and which were so major in transmitting those non-Biblical tales to generations of churchgoers.

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Anna and Joachim return home from the temple. A curious scene in which the inscription indicates that there were scenes of Joachim's searching the records of the twelve tribes; the annunciation to Anna; Joachim's return to the wilderness. 24 The annunciation to Anna. Joachim returns to the wilderness. Joachim's lament. The annunciation to Joachim. The meeting at the Golden Gate. The birth of the Virgin. Anna lactans. Anna giving thanks to God. The blessing of the priests. The presentation of the Virgin to the temple; the Virgin is fed by an angel.

S Mary's physical characteristics - other than that she was young when married to Joseph and was a virgin with child - also are supplied by later stories. There is a legend in a Menologion (Mount Athos, Monastery of Esphigmenou, Menologion, Cod. 14) in which the Magi commission a portrait of the Virgin and the Child. 1]. 1 The making of tbe portrait of the Virgin and tbe Christ-child . Manuscript illumination, eleventh century. Monastery of Esphigmenou, Mount Athos, Menoiogion, Cod. 14, fut. 407ro.

The illustrated manuscript of the Wernherlied von dcr Magd in Berlin (Staatsbibliothek, germ. 8, 109, c. iS There does not appear to be one monument which contains the whole of the Eastern cycle; it must be assembled from various sources. Further, this assemblage is difficult in that it depends to a great extent upon inference from post-iconoclastic Byzantine art. However, in Cappadocia and in some of the preserved 32 MARY churches in the Balkans and Russia, there is ample evidence that the complete cycle of the Life of the Virgin existed in the early Byzantine period.

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