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1. Record Number: 10782
Author(s): Field, Richard S.
Title : A Fifteenth-Century Woodcut of the "Death of the Virgin" in a Manuscript of "Der Stachel der Liebe" [The author examines the development and meaning of an iconographic theme, the figure of the kneeling Virgin in woodcut scenes of the Dormition. This devotional image presented Mary as humankind's stongest intercessor with both her son and God. It also served as a model for the good death with Mary kneeling in pious prayer as her earthly life ends. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Iconography , 24., ( 2003):  Pages 71 - 137.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 7441
Author(s): Daley, Brian E., S.J.
Title : At the Hour of Our Death: Mary's Dormition and Christian Dying in Late Patristic and Early Byzantine Literature [The author argues that in early Byzantium Mary's death and translation served as the only clear hope for humanity after death. The key was that a human, not just the son of God, shared in the glorious life of the resurrection and was there as a patron to help humankind on its journey. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 55 (2001): 71-89. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 3982
Author(s): Shoemaker, Stephen J.
Title : The Sahidic Coptic Homily on the Dormition of the Virgin Attributed to Evodius of Rome: An Edition from Morgan MSS 596 and 598 with Translation
Source: Analecta Bollandiana , 117., 40241 ( 1999):  Pages 241 - 283.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 3826
Author(s): Shoemaker, Stephen J.
Title : Let Us Go and Burn Her Body : The Image of the Jews in the Early Dormition Traditions
Source: Church History (Full Text via JSTOR) 68, 4 (Dec. 1999): 775-823. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 5569
Author(s): Duclow, Donald F.
Title : The Virgin's "Good Death": The Dormition in Fifteenth-Century Drama and Art [The author argues that the Virgin's dormition served as a model for dying well; handbooks in the "ars moriendi" tradition also emphasize a serene, holy death with the consoling intervention of the Virgin Mary].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 21., ( 1994):  Pages 55 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1994.

6. Record Number: 10889
Author(s): Massip, J. Francesc
Title : The Staging of the Assumption in Europe [The death and Assumption of the Virgin Mary was one of the most widely enacted sequences in late medieval religious dramas. Various staging solutions were used across Europe: horizontal staging in churches; urban staging on fixed, horizontal stages; church staging with a vertical arrangement; urban staging on a moveable stage; and urban staging on a fixed vertical stage. While performances in the North often featured demons and devils, displays in the South featured sets that depicted the heavens and made use of aerial machines. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):  Pages 17 - 28.
Year of Publication: 1991.

7. Record Number: 10890
Author(s): Nichols, Ann Eljenholm.
Title : The Hierosphthitic Topos, or the Fate of Fergus: Notes on the N-Town Assumption [The "N-Town Assumption of Mary Play" contains a reference to the apocryphal story of Fergus, a Jew who interrupts the Virgin Mary’s funeral by attacking her bier as it is carried by the Apostles. In some versions of the story, Fergus is punished for his
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):  Pages 29 - 41.
Year of Publication: 1991.

8. Record Number: 31216
Title : Sarcophagus of Doña Berenguela (or Berengaria)
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):
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