How did we get 14 Stations of the Cross?
Before the Stations of the Cross took their current form, the Seven Falls of Christ was a popular devotion.
How stories of the Blessed Mother’s last years on earth helped shape the Stations of the Cross.
A lavish Shrovetide procession, as recorded in a 17th century illustrated manuscript.
I have no idea what’s up here. Here’s the entire page, which is an illumination from an MS of the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus. The floating heads don’t help matters. Here’s the previous page: And the facing page: It’s a commentary on Revelation 4:3, with the red text at the top reading: Et qui sedebat similis…