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By Stephen J. Shoemaker

Long missed by way of students, this seventh-century Life of the Virgin, attributed to Maximus the Confessor, is the earliest entire Marian biography. initially written in Greek and now surviving purely in previous Georgian, it really is now translated for the 1st time into English. it's a paintings that holds profound importance for knowing the heritage of overdue historical and medieval Christianity, supplying a wealthy resource for knowing the historical past of Christian piety.

This Life is in particular impressive for its illustration of Mary's widespread involvement in her son's ministry and her management of the early Christian group. specifically, it unearths hugely built devotion to Mary's compassionate pain on the Crucifixion, waiting for through numerous centuries an influential medieval sort of devotion referred to as “affective piety” whose origins more often than not were restricted to the Western excessive heart Ages.

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