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Sublime beauty

This is just such a beautiful work of art: Botticelli’s Madonna of the Magnificat from c 1481. The work portrays the Virgin Mary crowned by two angels. The Child Jesus is keeping in a hand the pomegranate, symbol of the Resurrection. The … Continue reading

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Musica sacra (3)

    The “Magnificat” or (my soul) magnifies is a canticle spoken or sung liturgically during Christian  church services. It is also called “the Song of Mary” The text of the canticle is taken directly from the Gospel of Luke (Luke 1:46-55) … Continue reading

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