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Leaf from a Book of Hours: Presentation in the Temple with Roundels of the Casting of Lots, the Deposition, and Pietà (None, Office of the Virgin) (1460–1470) by the follower of Master of Adélaïde de Savoie - Public Domain Illuminated Manuscript

Details: DID YOU KNOW? The images and decorated initials in the book helped users navigate to sections they needed while also offering details to provoke meditation and prayer, leading to books of hours sometimes being referred to as “painted prayers.” DESCRIPTION The style of this miniature, with its oval faces,...

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Abaelardus and Heloïse surprised by Master Fulbert by Romanticist painter Jean Vignaud (1819) - Public Domain Catholic Painting

Abelard and Heloise's story is significant in Catholic history because they were both devout Christians. Abelard was a theologian and philosopher who challenged traditional Catholic teachings, while Heloise was famous as the most well-educated and intelligent woman in Paris. They became lovers against her uncle's (Fulbert) wishes. Fulbert had Abelard...

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The Tympanum and Archivolts of Strasbourg Cathedral, with Iconography Inspired by Albertus Magnus (1989) - Catholic Stock Photo

The late 13th-century portal of Strasbourg Cathedral was inspired by the writings of medieval philosopher and theologian Albertus Magnus. The portal depicts scenes from the life of Christ, and the archivolts depict figures from the Bible. Albertus Magnus wrote extensively on theology, philosophy, natural science, and music, and his ideas...

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Virgin and Child Adored by a Lute-Playing Angel (1820–1852, France) by Jean-Jacques Feuchère - Catholic Coloring Page

Details: Depictions of the Virgin and Child have been popular in art since the High Renaissance period (1480-1530)[1]. These works often portray Mary as a young mother, wearing the turban favored by peasant women[2], and often combine iconographic themes of joyous motherhood and sorrowful premonition of Christ's death[...

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