August 15, 2010

The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The beauty of the figure of the Virgin comes at once from the sacred retinue of vanquished goddesses she evokes or replaces, and from the way in which she transcends them.

Notas, p. 432

1 comment:

  1. The original Spanish is:

    La belleza de la figura de la Virgen proviene, a la vez, del cortejo sagrado de diosas vencidas que evoca o sustituye, y de la manera como las trasciende.