The legend of Saint Ursula and her 11,000 virgin followers.
The Marriage of the Virgin is the subject in Christian art depicting the marriage of the Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. The marriage is not mentioned in the canonical Gospels but is covered in several apocryphal sources, and later redactions, notably the 14th century compilation the Golden Legend. Unlike many other scenes in Life of the Virgin cycles (like the Nativity of Mary and Presentation.
The Golden Legend, vol. 5. And the king of England which then was right mighty, and subdued many nations to his empire, heard the renomee of her, and said that he would be well happy if this virgin might be coupled to his son by marriage. The Golden Legend, vol. 6.
The Virgin Birth is mentioned in New Testament passages, but there are grounds for regarding these mentions as unreliable additions, a fact well known to all theologians, but not generally passed on to the faithful. Different Christian denominations have different understandings of Mary's virginity. Orthodox Churches refer to her as aeiparthenos (ever-virgin). Roman Catholics and some others.
That was eight years into her marriage to a man she tied the knot as a virgin. “I met my late husband in church and we started dating soon after. I was 27 years old and a virgin. He is the one.
The Golden Legend and the Apocryphal New Testament recount how, when Mary was to be married, suitors were called to the Temple and Joseph, a widower with children, was chosen to be her husband by a sign from God. The painting shows the marriage ceremony performed by the High Priest on the Temple steps, with a frieze of priests, acolytes, virgins of the Temple and disappointed suitors. The.
Bound in red velvet, with gold corner-pieces and clasps on fore-edge, oval plaques on binding with crowned JRP (Johannes Rex Poloniorum, John King of Polan.
Holy Kinship was a popular theme in religious art throughout Germany and the Low Countries, especially during the late 15th and early 16th centuries.The term refers to the extended family of Jesus descended from his maternal grandmother St. Anne.According to this tradition, St. Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary, was grandmother not just to Jesus but also to five of the twelve apostles: John.