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The massacre of the innocents

by Maurice Maeterlinck

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Maurice Maeterlinck; translated by Alfred Allinson.
ContributionsAllinson, A. R.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23317825M
LC Control Numberw 15000055

ʻ"The massacre of the innocents" was the first essay in prose by M. Maeterlinck to be printed. It appeared in signed "Mooris Maeterlinck," in the Pleïade.-̓-Note. Description: 31, [1] pages front (portrait) 20 cm: Other Titles: Massacre des innocents. Responsibility: by . Massacre of the Innocents has always been a popular theme in both literature and the visual arts. In painting, the subject was particularly abundant during the Renaissance. During this age of the rediscovery of antiquity, artists were inspired by Roman reliefs depicting The Battle of Lapiths and Centaurs in their depictions of this Christian theme.

Massacre of the Innocents. Want to be in the know? Sign up to get AGO news right to your inbox. Be the first to find out about AGO exhibitions and events, get the behind-the-scenes scoop and book tickets before it’s too late. You can unsubscribe at any time. Art Gallery of Ontario. Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4.   To this day, the event, sometimes referred to as the Massacre of the Innocents, is synonymous in the minds of many with Herod. One last slaughter. According to historical records Herod the Great, King of the Jews, died in 4 BC in great pain, suffering from among other things, gangrene and dropsy. But he did not go without one more grand design.

  The Massacre of the Innocents loomed large over the Christian imagination: In Rubens’s two renderings, he fills the canvas with spear-wielding killers, . Massacre of the Innocents is the work of a secular poet who admires the basic texts—the angry qualities of fairytales equally along with the humorous virtues of sacred scriptures. Speaking with the voice of mature accomplishments, Ramke's poems do not struggle for their words but release them from a near-inexhaustible source.

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Massacre of the Innocents. 16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the wise men.

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Massacre of the Innocents, first published inshows the causes and consequences of the high tide of infanticide in Victorian Britain. Lionel Rose describes the ways in which unwanted and ‘surplus’ infants were disposed of, and. The Massacre of the Innocents.

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In Roman Catholic, Eastern Rite, and Orthodox churches, the Feast of the Holy Innocents commemorates the Massacre of the Innocents with the slain boys honored as Christian martyrs.

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Get this book in print Massacre of the Innocents: Infanticide in Great Britain Lionel Rose Limited preview -   Herod’s massacre would also not have been the first historical event Josephus failed to record.

We know from Suetonius and from the book of Acts that the Emperor Claudius expelled the Jews from Rome in A.D. 49, but neither Josephus nor the second.

The Massacre of the Innocents Paperback – May 5, by Maeterlinck Maurice (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 2/5(1). The book itself holds a certain horror for me now, the horror of the violence committed, the horror of the dark secret uncovered.

More than that, I wish that King Herod had never tried to kill Jesus Christ, that there had never been a need for Giotto to paint “The Massacre of the Innocents.” But there was a need. The Massacre of the Innocents depicts the episode of the biblical Massacre of the Innocents of Bethlehem, as related in the Gospel of Matthew.

Rubens put the drama outside Herod's palace. Herod was the king who ordered the killing of all young male children in Bethlehem. The Massacre of the Innocents developed from an epilogue in the play of the Magi into a separate piece, the Ordo Rachelis, named after Rachael ‘weeping for her children’.

In the Fleury play book the armiger suggests the massacre himself, in order to appease Herod’s wrath. Bruegel’s Massacre of the Innocents was a popular image, repeated numerous times mainly by the artist and by his son, Pieter Brueghel the Younger. Shortly after its creation the painting came into the possession of the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolph II, in Prague.

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The Massacre of the Innocents is an episode of infanticide by the King of Judea, Herod the Great, that appears in the Gospel of Matthew Matthew reports that Herod ordered the execution of all young male children in the village of Bethlehem, so as to avoid the loss of his throne to a newborn King of the Jews whose birth had been announced to him by the Magi.

Like much of Matthew's. Object Description. Herod, the king of Judaea, watches as his soldiers slaughter the innocent children of Bethlehem in an attempt to kill the infant Jesus, whom Herod feared would eventually seize his ing to Boccaccio,children were murdered. The story of Herod was particularly appropriate for Boccaccio's book, which recounted the tricks that fate can play.

Made guardian. Massacre of the Innocents, first published inshows the causes and consequences of the high tide of infanticide in Victorian Britain.

Lionel Rose describes the ways in which unwanted and ‘surplus’ infants were disposed of, and the economic and social pressures on women to rid themselves of their burdens by covert criminal and sub Cited by: 1. It is the synthesis of the Massacre of the Innocents with the souls of the martyrs from the Book of Revelation which informs the sculptural programme on the porch of the Abbaye-aux-Dames at Saintes.

The sculpture of the arch above the central doorway, combines depictions of the victims of the Massacre with the Elders of the Apocalypse. On the. Massacre of the Innocents. Robert Cowley Spring One of the enduring legends of the Great War, the singing attack of German students at the First Ypres is a curious mixture of fact and self-serving fiction–a cover-up that became a cornerstone of Nazi mythology.Massacre of the Holy Innocents -- Poetry.

Massacre of the Holy Innocents. User lists with this item (1).The recent rediscovery of Rubens’s Massacre of the Innocents (bought by Lord Thomson for £50 million in ) offers an important opportunity to reassess the painter’s early career.

Of Rubens’s works immediately following his return to Antwerp init is the most assured, achieving a remarkable complexity both compositionally and emotionally.