In verbal and visual figure Mary is mother and child at once: "figlia del tuo figlio," in Dante's familiar phrase (Paradiso 33.1).(5) Mother-daughter simultaneity was also nourished by the Eastern Church tradition of the Virgin's "dormition
": her falling asleep in death and subsequent rebirth in paradise.
August 15 is a big religious holiday for Greek Orthodox Christians, marking the dormition
of the Virgin Mary.
Chaired by Patriarch Laham,a mass and a religious celebration were held today at the Orthodox Church of Dormition
(Saydet El Niyah Church) in al-Zaitoun quarter in Damascus to celebrate the feast day.
31, 2014 (WAFA) -- An Israeli settler was arrested for attacking the Dormition
Believers in Varna are gathering in protest at 4-6 pm Monday in front of the Dormition
of Mary metropolitan cathedral in the city center.
He also said that this is the fifth price-tag attack against a Christian site so far this year, including attacks before at the Valley of the Cross Monastery, the Latrun Monastery, the Historical Baptist Church in Jerusalem and the Dormition
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Divine Liturgy, marking the Dormition
of the Theotokos, was held at the historic SE-mela Monastery in the northern province of Trabzon on Wednesday, ending with messages of peace.
In this respect, the literary monuments that share SK's ideological orientation include the Letopisets nachala tsarstva, Skazanie o kniaziakh vladimirskikh (The Tale of the Princes of Vladimir), the icon "The Blessed Host of the Heavenly Tsar," the Tsar's Pew in the Dormition
Cathedral in the Kremlin, and the wall paintings of the Kremlin's Archangel Cathedral, St.
On the feast of the Dormition
(Assumption) of the Virgin it was hill of devout worshipers.
The use of icons for private devotion such as The Man of Sorrows, from S Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome, is explicitly demonstrated in The Dormition
of Saint Ephrem the Syrian (Byzantine Museum, Athens), where an icon of the type is placed on the body of the dead saint, seen lying in the foreground.
Two appendices supply Latin texts of the Protevangelium of James and the Gospel of pseudo-Matthew, as well as two early Latin Dormition
narratives, the Transitus of pseudo-Melito and an abbreviated version of the so-called Transitus W, which are provided for comparison with the Old English versions.