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Pelagonitissa

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Subject Religion » Christianity

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631232032.2001.x


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An iconographic type of the eleousa named after Pelagonia in the Republic of macedonia . The Pelagonitissa was the palladium of the town of ohrid . It shows the Virgin holding on to the Christ-child as if he is playfully struggling to get out of her arms. One of his hands clutches her cheek. It is an intimate and strikingly modern image. ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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