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  • Record Number: 5019
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  • Title: The Origin of Special Veneration of the Mother of God at the Trinity-Sergius Monastery: The Iconographical Evidence [the author argues that some form of special veneration of the Virgin Mary began at the Trinity Monastery in the first half of the fifteenth century; the representation of Mary appearing to Sergius and offering her protection did not take on a standard form during the late Middle Ages].
  • Source: Russian History 28, 40182 ( 2001): Pages 303 - 314. Festschrift for Thomas S. Noonan
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Iconography Icons Mary, Virgin, Saint- Cult Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Monks Sergius of Radonezh, Saint Zagorsk, Moskva, Russia- Trinity- Sergius Monastery
  • Geographic Area: Russia
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Figure One The icon "The Mother of God with Christchild and Sergius Radonezhskii (Makhrishchinskii Monastery). Figure Two "The Appearance of the Mother of God to Sergius," central panel of the Cerement, circa 1550, given to the Trinity-Sergius monastery by Princess Evfrosiniia Staritskaia. Figure Three Icon Cloth, "The Appearance of the Mother of God to Sergius," circa 1450- 1500, possibly produced by the kremlin shop of the grand prince and princess of Moscow.
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
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