Special Manuscripts2

Virgin and Child

A miniature showing the Mary together with the infant Jesus Christ. It frequently features two angels in the background, generally identified as Gabriel and Michael. In examples of the Second Gondarine Style and Post Gondarine Style it is common to find a donor The theme is one of the most frequently depicted subjects in Ethiopian manuscript illustration. It is not suprising, then, a number of typologies are attested in the Ethiopian tradition. These are: Type I Eleusa, Eleousa, Virgin of Tenderness, Madonna Eleusa, Panagia Eleousa Type II Galaktotrophousa, Nursing Madonna, Virgo Lactans, Madonna Lactans. Type III Hodegetria Type III-b Salus Populi Romani

Bibliography

Chojnacki, S. 1983. Major Themes in Ethiopian Painting: Indigenous Developments, the Influence of Foreign Models, and Their Adaptation from the 13th to the 19th Century, Äthiopistische Forschungen, 10 (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag GmbH, 1983). Chojnacki, S. 2013. ‘Notes on a Lesser-known Marian Iconography in 13th and 14th century Ethiopian Painting’, Aethiopica, 5 (2013), 42–66. Wellen, G. A. 1961. Theotokos: Eine ikonographische Abhandlung über das Gottesmutterbild in Frühchristlicher Zeit (Utrecht and Antwerp: Uitgeverij het Spectrum, 1961). Vassilaki, M., ed., 2005. Images of the Mother of God: Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005).

There are 7 resources that contain the exact keyword: AT1031VirginAndChild
id title type
BDLaethc7 Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodleian Aeth. c. 7 mss
ESakm001 Gulo Maḵadā, ʾAmbasat Kidāna Mǝḥrat, AKM-001 mss
ESssb008 wäräda Ganta Afäšum, ṭabiya Sasun Bet Ḥawaryat , qušät Bet Ḥawaryat, Bet Ḥawaryat, SSB-008 mss
ESmm003 Ganta ʾAfäšum wäräda, ṭabiya May ʾAbʾa Nǝḥbi, qušät Bǝkot, Qǝddǝst Maryam Mäkan, MM-003 mss
FSUor17 Frankfurt, Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg, Frankfurt Ms. or. 17 mss
FSUor112 Frankfurt, Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg, Frankfurt Ms. or. 112 mss
FSUor18 Frankfurt, Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg, Frankfurt Ms. or. 18 mss