EL ARTE DE LOS BELENES / The Art of Nativity Scene

Historia del Arte: El Arte de la Historia

Resumen: La tradición de los Belenes arranca en el siglo XIII con San Francisco de Asís, quien por primera vez utilizó personas y después figuras en una cueva para recrear el Nacimiento. Posteriormente se difundió por Italia y España. Si en el siglo XVI y XVII se extiende la tradición por iglesias y conventos, será en el siglo XVIII cuando se impondrá como una moda gracias al Belén Napolitano. En la actualidad esta tradición continúa convirtiéndose en un arte.

Summary: The tradition of the Nativity Scene began in the thirteenth century with St. Francis of Assisi, who first used people and then figures in a cave to recreate the Nativity. Later it spread to Italy and Spain. The sixteenth and seventeenth century the tradition was extended in churches and convents. After that, in the eighteenth century was introduced as a fashion thanks to the Neapolitan Nativity Scene. Today this tradition…

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About bemonzon

Historian, Educator. My areas of interest are medieval Spain and England, the history of medieval women, Catholicism, popular religion and Anglo-Spanish relations.
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One Response to EL ARTE DE LOS BELENES / The Art of Nativity Scene

  1. davidguty77 says:

    Thank you for reblogging my post. Regards

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