Anibal Alejandro Biglieri , Syracuse University. In the study of medieval literary works there are yet vast regions to explore. One of them concerns the concepts of imitation and originality in artistic creation. Along with the development of the Romance languages and literatures existed a traditional Latin literature which served as a model for the authors who wrote in the vernacular.
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The book is a collection of exempla about twenty-five miracles of the Blessed Virgin Mary , written around in a sort of Spanish dialect called Riojan. The book helped to promote Marian devotions among the people by making the subject easier to understand for the people of his time, but it contains many unorthodox elements that give Mary powers of resurrection or the ability to save sinners from Divine Judgement.
The work's introduction, which features the author himself, is allegorical. It is set in an idealized natural scene, which symbolizes the virtues and perfections of the Virgin. The introduction is followed by twenty-five miracles performed by the Virgin for her devotees. At the end of each story there is a moraleja moral or teaching to make the advantages of devotion to Mary apparent to the listener or reader. These miracles can be categorised into three different types:.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hymns to Mary. Devotional practices. Movements and societies. Key Marian feast days. Categories : Spanish literature Spanish poetry 13th-century books. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Contribute Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more. This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile. Its sources are popular literary traditions, passed down orally, which he himself could hear, and a Latin collection of twenty-eight prose stories. In this context, the promise of redemption takes on particular importance: Mary as a life raft, as the last resort to which even the worst of sinners can cling.