07 works, Today, August 31st, is the Cincture of the Theotokos’ day, it’s story illustrated #243

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The Cincture (Sash) and the Most Holy Mother of God

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The Cincture of the Theotokos is an alleged relic of the Theotokos (Blessed Virgin Mary), now in the Vatopedi monastery on Mount Athos, which is venerated by some members of the Orthodox Church. The word “cincture” (Greek: zone) is sometimes also translated as “belt”, “sash” or “girdle”. It is the Orthodox equivalent of the Girdle of Thomas in the Western church, and the Syriac Holy Girdle…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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