Memory and Wonder: Our Lady Mary in Ethiopian Painting (15th–18th Centuries)

@inproceedings{Tribe1999MemoryAW,
  title={Memory and Wonder: Our Lady Mary in Ethiopian Painting (15th–18th Centuries)},
  author={Tania Tribe},
  year={1999}
}
Representations of the Virgin Mary are among the most important iconographic themes in Ethiopian painting, and stand as testimony to the fundamental theological, devotional and symbolic role the mother of Jesus has played in the construction of Ethiopian religious beliefs, identity and cultural memory. During early Solomonic times (thirteenth-fifteenth centuries) her role was essentially Christological and salvific, as seen in the paintings in Biet Maryam, Lalibela. Perceptions and… Expand
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