Example sentences for: annunciation

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  • The Christian Church, nevertheless, chose to latch on to the concept of the Virgin Birth long before the sixteenth century ( cf . Tertullian, who lived c. 160-240 A.D.) in any case, and we do not know whether the use of Isaiah 7:14 was to justify an already extant belief with a text, or whether it was to take an already accepted text and graft its meaning, as was then understood, upon the events of the Annunciation to Mary.

  • In a front-page editorial the paper criticized the Israeli government's decision to authorize the construction of the mosque opposite the Christian Basilica of the Annunciation.

  • Some 30 years later, the Annunciation triptych of Simone Martini, with Mary shying away from archangel Gabriel, has the characteristic elegance and poetry of his Siena school.

  • It includes a Fra Angelico Triptych and Piero della Francesca’s Annunciation and Madonna with Angels.

  • Leonardo’s Annunciation (1472–1477) of a few years later already shows his characteristic gentle tone and feeling for precise detail, and the Adoration of the Magi, even as an underdrawing left unfinished by his departure for Milan (1481), reveals his revolutionary power of psychological observation.

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