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Annunciation of the Lord

This day celebrates the appearance of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary announcing that she was to become the mother of Jesus. In England, the Feast of the Annunciation is commonly called Lady Day. Greek Orthodox Christians refer to this day as the Annunciation of the Theotokos. In Sweden it was called Varfrudagen, "Our Lady's Day." Common pronunciation turned it into Vaffeldagen, or "Waffle Day." This is the source of heart-shaped waffle irons: the waffles commemorate the heart of the Virgin Mary. More...
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Sandro Botticelli (1445–1510) Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy
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