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The Mystery of Light. Medieval Art in Pomerania. Exhibition guide

Ilustracje: kolorowe
Ilość stron: 48
Format: niestandardowy
Oprawa: miękka ze skrzydełkami
Rok wydania: 2022
ISBN/ISSN : 978-83-63365-93-6
Język: angielski
Miejsce wydania: Szczecin
Długość: 155 mm
Szerokość: 7 mm
Wysokość: 235 mm


The Mystery of Light. Medieval Art in Pomerania. A new permanent exhibition in The National Museum in Szczecin at Wały Chrobrego. Curator: Kinga Krasnodębska. Avaliable since September 23rd, 2021.

"The Mystery of Light" is a new permanent exhibition of the National Museum in Szczecin, showcasing medieval art from the historic region of Pomerania, starting in the 1120s, with the formal end of the Christianisation, up until the next religious upheaval, connected with the adoption of the Reformation in 1534.


The everyday life full of dangers, wars and unknown diseases, and the fear of eternal damnation was a reason enough for many average Europeans to pray. And so, they eagerly prayed to the saints, who were not only role models but also intermediaries, who would take their prayers to God...


Kinga Krasnodębska, The Mystery of Light. Medieval Art in Pomerania.