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by Martha Egan


The Museum of New Mexico Press published her non-fiction books, Milagros: Votive Offerings from the Americas (1991) and Relicarios: Devotional Miniatures from the Americas (1994)

The Museum of New Mexico Press published her non-fiction books, Milagros: Votive Offerings from the Americas (1991) and Relicarios: Devotional Miniatures from the Americas (1994).

Milagros are small objects offered to saints or popular images of deities in return for favors granted or prayers answered. This is a very informative book on Milagros. It details the history and areas of discovery. They are found throughout Latin America, offered by the hundreds of thousands of devoted petitioners whose purchase or fabrication of these votive offerings continues an ancient folk practice. This is a bilingual presentation of seventy-five milagros from around the world. There are many pictures included of 'charms' which have been found. This book on Milagros is richly illustrated with photographs of milagros in public and private collections in the US and Latin America.

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Milagros come in a variety of shapes and dimensions and are fabricated from many different materials, depending on local customs. For example, they might be nearly flat or fully three-dimensional; and they can be constructed from gold, silver, tin, lead, wood, bone, or wax. In Spanish, the word milagro literally means miracle or surprise. The use of milagros is a folk custom in parts of North, Central, and South America traceable to ancient Iberians who inhabited the coastal regions of Spain

A driving force in folk religion, milagros, or ex-votos, are found in cathedrals, humble chapels in rural areas, and roadside shrines across Latin America. This book traces the use and artistry of these small objects, which are offered to saints and other popular deities by Latin Americans in return for favors or answered prayers. The book contains sixteen color and fifty black-and-white photographs, as well as numerous line illustrations.

Milagros nailed to the church bell at San Miguel Mission of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or dijes or promesas) are religious folk charms that are traditionally used for healing purposes and as votive offerings in Mexico, the southern United States, other areas of Latin America, and parts of the Iberian peninsula. They are frequently attached to altars, shrines, and sacred objects found in places of worship, and they are often purchased in churches and cathedrals, or from street vendors

This book traces the use and artistry of these small objects, which are offered to saints and other popular deities by LatinĀ .

This book traces the use and artistry of these small objects, which are offered to saints and other popular deities by Latin Americans in return for favors or answered prayers. This book is dedicated to the anonymous milagro-makers of Latin America, with the hope that their faith, sincerity, creativity, and artistry - as well as their wonderful milagritos - shall endure.

Milagros: Votive Offerings from the Americas. Published May 1st 1991 by Museum of New Mexico Press.

Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or dijes or promesas) are religious folk charms that are traditionally used for healing purposes and as votive offerings in Mexico, the southern United States, other areas of Latin America, and parts of the Iberian.

Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or dijes or promesas) are religious folk charms that are traditionally used for healing purposes and as votive offerings in Mexico, the southern United States, other areas of Latin America, and parts of the Iberian peninsula. They are frequently attached to altars, shrines, and sacred objects found in places of worship, and they are often purchased in churches and cathedrals, or from street vendors.

A driving force in folk religion, milagros or ex-votos, are found in cathedrals, humble chapels in rural areas and roadside shrines across Latin America. This book traces the use and artistry of these small objects, which are offered to saints and other popular deities by Latin Americans in return for favours or answered prayers.

Milagros: Votive Offerings from the Americas epub download

ISBN13: 978-0890132197

ISBN: 0890132194

Author: Martha Egan

Category: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Pr; First Edition edition (May 1991)

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Gholbirius
Charming book, in every sense.
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Charming book, in every sense.
Dori
Great descriptions and insteresting.
Dori
Great descriptions and insteresting.
Voodoosida
Very informqtive
Voodoosida
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Androlhala
This is a very informative book on Milagros. It details the history and areas of discovery. There are many pictures included of 'charms' which have been found.
Androlhala
This is a very informative book on Milagros. It details the history and areas of discovery. There are many pictures included of 'charms' which have been found.
FireWater
very detailed
FireWater
very detailed
hardy
this book let me understand a little bit more about this fenomena...
and is kind of rare to find this subject, but is incredible all this devotion
truh this little images.
hardy
this book let me understand a little bit more about this fenomena...
and is kind of rare to find this subject, but is incredible all this devotion
truh this little images.
Doriel
This book gives a very thorough history of Milagros. It is also filled with a variety of different examples.
Doriel
This book gives a very thorough history of Milagros. It is also filled with a variety of different examples.
If you are interested in this subject it is a wonderful book, both for the photos, sketches and history.
If you are interested in this subject it is a wonderful book, both for the photos, sketches and history.