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    time in Venice and Rome. In the picture Christ, has called out from the cross to God, and a bystander has “fetched a sponge, which he soaked in sour wine, and held it to his lips on the end of a cane.” Saint John stands below the cross as the Virgin Mary and two companions arrive, mourning, while three soldiers at left gamble for Christ's tunic. The figure on the ladder is a particularly brilliant narrative interpolation. Christ is shown crucified between two thieves on the hill of Golgotha,…

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    Rulers throughout history have proven that the way the rule is based on the way they are perceived by not only their subjects but other powers including religious authority. This was especially true for women rulers who were viewed as lesser than men, and in some countries were not even allowed the chance to rule. Queen of Elizabeth of England was one of the longest rulers of her time, however that did not stop people from questioning her ability to rule. Religious leaders believed her rule was…

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    marble more than any other sculpture he created to make it extra shiny. The sculpture presents the Virgin Mary holding the deceased body of Christ in her arms after he was put down from the cross, then later was placed inside the tomb. The most common form being sculptured at that time was the Pietas. Michelangelo’s version of Pietas is a lot less…

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    mentioned in Wilkens book, but also many times in the Bible. Galatians 4:4 states that “But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a women and born under the law” (2, pg. 1062). This means God had the perfect time set for His son who Mary had given birth to under the Jewish law to go and redeem those who believe in Christ (1, pg. 1976). John 1:14 says “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came…

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    St. Agnes “Christ made my soul beautiful with the jewels of grace and virtue. I belong to Him whom the angels serve.”- St. Agnes In Latin Agnes means lamb (agnum) which sounds like her name. The symbol of the lamb is youth and innocence. This is symbolized for her because she died at a very young age. Purity,Innocence, and Faith are three words that greatly describe St.Agnes. She lived from 291 to 304 AD and was martyred during the rule of Diocletian at the age of twelve or thirteen. St.Agnes…

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    Parmigianino Analysis

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    The painter Parmigianino, in his art piece, Madonna with the long neck, captures a fused narrative that comes from another art piece, “Vision of Saint Jerome”. The piece portrays the virgin Mary holding a young baby Christ. The piece is an oil painting that measures 7 by 4 feet, and was created between the years of 1534 through 1540. Unfortunately the piece was never finished because the artist became deceased. The painting holds eight subjects. From left to right there stands a group of young…

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    Mary Maloney had now moved out of the house where she killed her husband Patrick. She moved into a small apartment where she was going to raise her unborn child she was a month away till it's due date. She didn't know its gender. So she decorated the nursery with Winnie the pooh characters. Mary thought about how she killed Patrick often and how she had gotten away with it so easily. But she did wonder if he would have been a good father if would have helped put the bed together, and help pick…

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    this time was Mary Queen of Scots. According to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Mary Stuart was born to Mary of Guise and James V of Scotland in Linlithgow Palace during the December of 1542. Since Mary’s father died while she was only six days old, she was handed the title of queen and Mary’s mom acted as regent (1). Mary had a tough life, as did anyone who lived in the 1500’s. She had many targets on her back being the Queen of Scotland and the Queen Regent of France. Mary Queen of…

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    Incarnation came to be accurate. An angel named Gabriel appears to Mary and tells her that you will have a child named Jesus. Knowing that Jesus means “God saves”, she is confused because she has never had relations with a man. Gabriel goes on to explain to her that her son will be the Son of God, the most holy and divine. This account proves that Jesus was developed by the Holy Spirit to start his work of salvation on Earth. Mary, the Mother…

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    Religious Statue Analysis

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    When looking at the entrance all I can think about is that statue in the image represent a community and in this case is a religion community, with the virgin standing proud and strong in the middle of the door showing the powerful image of power and adoration making it the central focus point of the church, after you can notice the rest of the statues that differ a little in size but still have a big enough standing point to remain important, when you see the rest of the image you can tell the…

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