- "Joachim and Anne Meeting at the Golden Gate" by Eugenio Cajés
Sts. Joachim and Anne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
By tradition Joachim and Anne are considered to be the names of the parents of
Mary, the Mother of God. We have no historical evidence, however, ...
Mary, the Blessed Virgin：童貞聖母瑪利亞：是雅敬和安納的女兒、達味的後裔、若瑟的淨配、耶穌的母親、充滿聖寵者、無染原罪和本罪者、第一位基督的信徒、贖世者的伴 侶、蒙召升天之后。福音曾多次提起她（瑪一；谷三；路一；若十九）。在她一生中，有三種境遇顯示出她中保 Mediatrix 的角色：聖子降生、耶穌被釘十字架、榮耀的天上母后。教會對她以特殊的敬禮 hyperdulia 禮遇（參閱veneration）。而瑪利亞（瑪麗）在耶穌時代是巴勒斯坦最通俗的名字，也曾多次出現在新舊約內。
THE MEETING AT THE GOLDEN GATE
|THE MEETING AT THE GOLDEN GATE|
c.1306, 200*185Cm, fresco.
In this moving scene from the Arena Chapel, Giotto shows the meeting of Joachim and Anna (the future parents of the ) before the Golden Gate of Jerusalem-a story related in The Golden Legend. Joachim has had a revelation while in the wilderness; his wife, Anna, has also been visited by an angel and told that she will bear a child. Returning to tell Anna, Joachim is met by his wife, and their kiss-set dramatically in the front plane of the picture -symbolizes the moment of the 's Immaculate Conception.
Joachim and Anna Meeting at the Golden Gate (Life of the Virgin)