Apr 14, 2016 · Pagan traditions, symbology, and iconography are represented in the Church art of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Amidst the secondary ornamentation in a number of Iberian Romanesque churches one can find representations of local mythological traditions, usually dismissed by art historians as fanciful or grotesque figures.
Pagan traditions, symbology, and iconography are represented in the Church art of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Amidst the secondary ornamentation in a number of Iberian Romanesque churches one can find representations of local mythological traditions, usually dismissed by art historians as fanciful or grotesque figures.
It is well known that many pre-Christian beliefs and practices survive some fifteen hundred years after the Christianization of the Iberian Peninsula (see my earlier post on Asturian mythology). Some of these have been syncretized with Christian doctrine and practice, while others exist in parallel with or as a complement to Christianity.
The aim of this article is to provide an account of the main features of the religious systems. documented in Celtic Hispania, focusing on the following: 1) the effects of Romanization on the ...
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with a specific international Pagan tradition. Iberian Paganism As the religious historian Ronald Hutton has shown (1999), even if most contemporary Pagans consider themselves as part of a revi- talization process of pre- Christian nature religions, their beliefs
In many parts of the peninsula, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived and sometimes worked together. Cities such as Córdoba, Toledo, and Zaragoza harbored people of all faiths, as did the shifting frontier zones between the Christian-ruled north and Muslim-ruled south.
Iberian Paganism: Goddess Spirituality in Spain and Portugal 253 an important role in the failure of the transplantation process was that few Catholic elements were incorporated.
Taking this approach to the Iberian knowledge space opens up new possibilities in dealing with historiographic traditions, which have perceived this Iberian global space of knowledge formation as a special, peculiar and somewhat odd structure (Cañizares-Esguerra 2009). This space of knowledge circulation has in the past often been declared as ...
The Mexican culture Is a product of the mix of indigenous practices and traditions with the Spanish colonial presence that impacted so strongly in all areas of life.. There has been a constant struggle on the part of Mexicans throughout history to define and promote Mexican identity.
- this theme explores the mechanisms by which traditions were transmitted and preserved in Islamic Spain, Confucian Korea, and West Africa between 500 and 1,500 BCE. - identities of people on the Iberian and Korean peninsulas were shaped by imported religious traditions.
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