The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Quiz

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Which century did the Assumption of the Virgin Mary first become widely believed in the Western Church?

4th century

Who promoted the "Marian" subjects in Western Christian art in the 12th century?

The Cistercian Order

Which literary accounts with more detail about the Assumption of the Virgin Mary appeared in late medieval works?

The Golden Legend

What opportunity did large and crowded altarpieces provide for artists in the Middle Ages?

To show their virtuosity in composition, colouring, and figure poses

When was the Assumption of the Virgin Mary made formal Catholic dogma?


Test your knowledge of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary with this quiz! Explore the origins, beliefs, and artistic depictions of this important event in Western Christian history.

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