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date: 20 April 2024

Virgin of the Passion 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Nancy Patterson ŠevčenkoNancy Patterson Ševčenko

(τοη̑ Πάθους), the conventional term for a late variant of the Virgin Hodegetria type, in which the Christ Child, clasping his mother's hand, turns his head away from her to confront the bust of the archangel Gabriel holding the cross. The inscription that sometimes accompanies the figures stresses the theme of Gabriel's “second Annunciation,” that of the coming ... ...

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