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Dormition of the Virgin

A proliferation of paintings depicting the end of Mary's life shows Christ carrying her as a child. It is a visual allegory of Mary as daughter Zion - the endearing daughter of God.

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Madonna Mosaic

One of the dogmas on Mary is her perpetual virginity. Artists have found a way to show this through imagery throughout the centuries. In this old mosaic in the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, we will explore how artists have done this...

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