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By Harewood

ISBN-10: 0399131809

ISBN-13: 9780399131806

ISBN-10: 0685147320

ISBN-13: 9780685147320

Now, after greater than ten years, this well-known paintings of the tales of greater than three hundred of the world's nice operas has been fullyyt revised, up to date, improved, and reset in a way zestfully aware of the explosion of enthusiasm for opera over the past decade.

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In which the Archangel Gabriel, the messenger of God - in early paintings he is the main figure and bears a sceptre like Mercury - tells ciation are Mary that she will bear Jesus, Later, Mary becomes the dominant figure and the Virgin Gabriel generally bears a white lily, symbol of purity and the flower of the Virgin. In Sienese paintings of the Annunciation Gabriel some- times bears an olive branch, the lily being the flower of Florence, Siena's rival. The dove descending towards Mary, or hovering over a symbol of the Holy Ghost entering it more explicit a small baby is her, is her.

14 her handkerchief Jerusalem women. 10 Jesus stripped. is Death on the The deposition from the cross. nailing to the cross. 12 13 The Calvary laying in the sepulchre. See p. 65. : the Deposition. Ugolino di Nerio,fl. Christ on the road c. 1487I90-1576 1^17-1327 to Calvary. Titian, CANA-CASILDA 52 The Marriage at Carta (detail). Paolo Veronese, c. 1528-1588 Cana, Marriage at Christ's first miracle took place at a wedding in the Galilean town of Cana. John ii describes the events when the mother of Christ reported that there was no wine.

He became one of the most powerful spiritual leaders of Europe. At Vezelay his preaching was the formal start of the disastrous Second Crusade which killed more Jews in Europe than Moslems in the at the Holy Land. He appears in painting wearing a white Cistercian habit, adoring the Virgin. The Vision of St Bernard (detail). Fra Filippo Lippi, c. 1406-1469 Surrender oj Breda (detail/. Velazquez, i3gg-i66o BERNARDINO-BREDA Bernardino, St 1444). A 49 noble of Siena (ad 1380- As a young man he became a Franciscan and bravely ran the local hospital during a A and popular have preached to audiences of up to 30,000 people.

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