An Entity of Type: Thing, from Named Graph: http://dbpedia.org, within Data Space: dbpedia.org

Abraham or Fall and Redemption of Mary is a play in Latin written by Hrotsvit of Grandersheim ca. 935 - ca. 975. The play follows a young orphan, Mary, who is persuaded by her uncle and religious hermit, Abraham, and his co-hermit, Effrem, to lead a life of complete chastity and devotion to God. When Mary submits to temptation and loses her virginity, she flees her religious life to become a prostitute. Years later, when Abraham comes to her disguised as a lover, Mary returns to her life of devotion and submits to a strict regimen of penance. Hrotsvit's play is considered a story about the and the power of Mary's redemption.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Abraham or Fall and Redemption of Mary is a play in Latin written by Hrotsvit of Grandersheim ca. 935 - ca. 975. The play follows a young orphan, Mary, who is persuaded by her uncle and religious hermit, Abraham, and his co-hermit, Effrem, to lead a life of complete chastity and devotion to God. When Mary submits to temptation and loses her virginity, she flees her religious life to become a prostitute. Years later, when Abraham comes to her disguised as a lover, Mary returns to her life of devotion and submits to a strict regimen of penance. Hrotsvit's play is considered a story about the and the power of Mary's redemption. (en)
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 58854113 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageLength
  • 14019 (xsd:nonNegativeInteger)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 1012682054 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageWikiLink
dbp:wikiPageUsesTemplate
dct:subject
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Abraham or Fall and Redemption of Mary is a play in Latin written by Hrotsvit of Grandersheim ca. 935 - ca. 975. The play follows a young orphan, Mary, who is persuaded by her uncle and religious hermit, Abraham, and his co-hermit, Effrem, to lead a life of complete chastity and devotion to God. When Mary submits to temptation and loses her virginity, she flees her religious life to become a prostitute. Years later, when Abraham comes to her disguised as a lover, Mary returns to her life of devotion and submits to a strict regimen of penance. Hrotsvit's play is considered a story about the and the power of Mary's redemption. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Abraham (Hrotsvitha play) (en)
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
is dbo:wikiPageWikiLink of
is foaf:primaryTopic of
Powered by OpenLink Virtuoso    This material is Open Knowledge     W3C Semantic Web Technology     This material is Open Knowledge    Valid XHTML + RDFa
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License