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Adoration of the Magi in paintings

Adoration

A masterpiece of Gentile da Fabriano. Adoration of the Magi in paintings (1423)

Adoration of the Magi in paintings. For more than 2000 years, each year, the world is impatiently waiting for the main and truly human holiday to honor the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem, Christmas, the event that changed the world. The three Magi (Three Wise Men, Three Kings, Kings from the East) found Jesus by following a star, Jesus was recognized, from his earliest infancy, as king of the earth. They gave Jesus three symbolic gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh. Many hundreds of artists have been inspired by this subject – Adoration of The Magi. The artists showed in their paintings the end of paganism, they worshiped the birthplace of Christ, the Magi, the star of Bethlehem, the Virgin Mary, the shepherds and their sheep, the angels, and the Star of Bethlehem.

Adoration of the Magi in paintings

Detail of “Adoration of the Magi” (1423), Gentile da Fabriano

Adoration of the Magi in paintings

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