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ID: 901000032
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000032
Record Type: Character/Person

Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character)

Note: Mother of Jesus, venerated since the earliest days of Christianity. Christians believe the birth of Jesus was a virgin birth, his having been conceived through the Holy Spirit.

Display Date: 1st century

Names:
Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint (Christian character) (English,U,N)
Blessed Virgin (Christian character) (English,U,N)
Blessed Virgin, Saint (Christian character) (English,U,N)
Virgin Mary (Christian character) (English,U,N)
Maria Vergine (Christian character) (Italian,U,N)
Mare de Déu (Christian character) (Catalan,U,N)
Birhen ng mga Dukha (Christian character) (Pilipino,U,N)
Marii︠a︡, Bozhʹi︠a︡ Materʹ (Christian character) (undetermined,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Christian iconography> (P)
........<Christian characters> (P)
............Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character) (I)
Related Iconography:
is actor for .... Adoration of the Magi
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Jesus Christ (New Testament narrative), Legend of the Nativity of Christ (New Testament narratives), Adoration of the Magi (New Testament narrative)) [901000083]
is actor for .... Life of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901000026]
is actor for .... Descent from the Cross
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Jesus Christ (New Testament narrative), Passion of Christ (New Testament narrative), Descent from the Cross (New Testament narrative)) [901000462]
is actor for .... Saint Luke Painting the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Other Christian narratives, Life of Saint Luke (Christian iconography), Saint Luke Painting the Virgin Mary (Christian narrative)) [901001236]
is actor for .... Saint Thomas Receiving the Virgin Mary's Girdle
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Other Christian narratives, Life of Saint Thomas the Apostle (Christian iconography), Saint Thomas Receiving the Virgin Mary's Girdle (Christian iconography)) [901001264]
is actor for .... Madonna and Child Enthroned
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child (Christian theme), Madonna and Child Enthroned (Christian theme)) [901001650]
is actor for .... Presentation of Mary in the Temple
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Presentation of Mary in the Temple (New Testament narrative)) [901001652]
is actor for .... Coronation of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Coronation of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901000780]
is actor for .... Our Lady of Sorrows
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows (Christian theme)) [901000779]
is actor for .... Annunciation to the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Annunciation to the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901001052]
is actor for .... Assumption of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901001007]
is actor for .... Immaculate Conception
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Immaculate Conception (Christian theme)) [901000429]
is actor for .... Virgin Birth
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Virgin Birth (Christian theme)) [901001160]
is actor for .... Marriage of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Marriage of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901000027]
is actor for .... Visitation of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Visitation of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901000359]
is actor for .... Madonna and Child
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child (Christian theme)) [901000052]
is actor for .... Madonna of Humility
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna of Humility (Christian theme)) [901000450]
is actor for .... Madonna of the Rosary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna of the Rosary (Christian theme)) [901000222]
is actor for .... Virgo Lactans
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child (Christian theme), Virgo Lactans (Christian theme)) [901000799]
is actor for .... Holy Family
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Holy Family (Christian theme)) [901001175]
is actor for .... Presentation in the Temple
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Jesus Christ (New Testament narrative), Legend of the Nativity of Christ (New Testament narratives), Presentation in the Temple (New Testament narrative)) [901001156]
is actor for .... Pietà
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Jesus Christ (New Testament narrative), Passion of Christ (New Testament narrative), Pietà (Christian iconography)) [901001044]
is actor for .... Wedding at Cana
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Jesus Christ (New Testament narrative), Miracles of Christ (New Testament narrative), Wedding at Cana (miracle, Christian iconography)) [901001201]
is actor for .... Our Lady of Aparecida
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Aparecida (Christian theme)) [901002072]
is actor for .... Hodegetria
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child (Christian theme), Hodegetria (Christian theme)) [901001973]
focus of .... Mary Theotokos
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Mary Theotokos (Christian theme)) [901002391]
relative of .... Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist, Saint
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist, Saint (Christian character)) [901001060]
consort/spouse of .... Joseph, Saint
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Joseph, Saint (Christian character)) [901000953]
child of .... Anne, Saint
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Anne, Saint (Christian character)) [901001010]
child of .... Joachim, Saint
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Joachim, Saint (Christian character)) [901000821]
parent of .... Jesus Christ
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Jesus Christ (Christian character)) [901000087]
source is .... Bible, New Testament
..........(Literature and Performing Arts, Named written and performed works, Literary works: Philosophy, Religion, Bible (sacred literature, Judeo-Christian), Bible, New Testament (Biblical books, sacred texts)) [901000254]
is identified as .... Woman of the Apocalypse
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Woman of the Apocalypse (Christian character)) [901000946]
is identified as .... Queen of Martyrs
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Queen of Martyrs (Christian theme)) [901001456]
is identified as .... Queen of Heaven
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Queen of Heaven (Christian theme)) [901000080]
is protagonist for .... Dormition of the Virgin Mary
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography), Dormition of the Virgin Mary (Christian iconography)) [901000556]
is protagonist for .... Virgin Maestà
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child (Christian theme), Madonna and Child Enthroned (Christian theme), Virgin Maestà (Christian theme)) [901001651]
is protagonist for .... Miracle of the Flowering Rod
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, New Testament narratives, Life of Saint Joseph, spouse of Mary (Christian iconography), Miracle of the Flowering Rod (Life of Joseph, Christian iconography)) [901002030]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... saint
.....(people by state or condition, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
affiliated/associated with .... virgin birth (doctrinal concept)
.....(doctrinal concepts, religious concepts, religions and religious concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Christianity
.....(Abrahamic religions, religions (belief systems, cultures), religions and religious concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
Blessed Virgin Mary (Christian character)
................Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 81018544; accessed 19 August 2010
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
Blessed Virgin (Christian character)
................Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
Blessed Virgin, Saint (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
Virgin Mary (Christian character)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-)
................Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-)
Maria Vergine (Christian character)
................ICCD database (1988-)
Mare de Déu (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Birhen ng mga Dukha (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Marii︠a︡, Bozhʹi︠a︡ Materʹ (Christian character)
................Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 11F the Virgin Mary
................ Source for image https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_%28mother_of_Jesus%29#/media/File:Vladimirskaya.jpg
................ Brooklyn Museum [online] (2009-) https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/52953/Our_Lady_of_Cocharcas_-_Virgin_with_Indian_Worshipers/right_tab/posse/
................ Hermitage [online] (2000-) http://www.arthermitage.org/Jose-de-Ribera/Virgin-Mary-Mourning.html
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/860/bernardo-daddi-the-virgin-mary-with-saints-thomas-aquinas-and-paul-italian-about-1335/
................ Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/437824

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