The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk - completed in 1432
The Queenship of Mary. As in all the mysteries of Mary’s life, Mary is closely associated with Jesus: Her queenship is a share in Jesus’ kingship. We can also recall that in the Old Testament the mother of the king has great influence in court.
I wear this medal of mary, which was my fathers who always carried in his pocket. When he passed my sisters an I divided an made into neclaces. Never knew the meaning: The Story & Symbolism of the Miraculous Medal - Good to know
La Virgen de Guadalupe vs La Virgen de los Remedios
Virgen de Guadalupe, the fused iconography of the Virgin Mary and the indigenous Nahua goddess Tonantzin (mother earth), "the first mestiza" or "the first Mexican", bringing together people of distinct cultural heritages. Empress of Latin America.