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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

Adults / Free

The Medieval Cult of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

This event has finished. 17 August 2013, 11am

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Talk by Richard Turner (Cadw)

Organised by the Historical Association

The Cult of the Assumption became increasingly important in Western Europe in the late Middle Ages, and was enthusiastically promoted by royalty and the magnate class. Richard will explore the buildings, art works and literature produced to celebrate this cult.