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Title: The Oratory of the Crucifix at Cospicua
Authors: Knight, Ronald J.
Keywords: Church decoration and ornament -- Malta -- Cospicua
Christian art and symbolism -- Malta -- Cospicua
Art, Baroque -- Malta -- Cospicua
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: This dissertation will concentrate on the historical and artistic aspect of the Oratory of the Crucifix in Cospicua. It will deal with the origin of the confraternity and the building of the oratory. Chapter 1 will focus on the origin of the cult of the Crucifix and the devotion of the Maltese people for the passion of Christ, the origin of the procession of Good Friday and the works of with the dying done by this confraternity especially in Cospicua. In Chapter 2, I will focus on the building and the development of this oratory, the presentation of the Baroque style in Malta. I will focus as well on the description of the architecture. Finally, in Chapter 3, I will be discussing the interior and exterior artefacts that embellish this oratory.
Description: B.A.(HONS)HIST.OF ART
Appears in Collections:Dissertations - FacArt - 2017
Dissertations - FacArtHa - 2017

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