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Definition of the noun pieta
What does pieta mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- pieta: pietas
- Pieta: Pietas
- a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus
- "Pieta": Pietà is a 2012 South Korean film. The 18th feature written and directed by Kim Ki-duk, it depicts the mysterious relationship between a brutal man who works for loan sharks and a middle-aged woman who claims that she is his mother, mixing Christian symbolism and highly sexual content.
- also known as Aci, Pietà
- country: South Korea
- language: Korean Language
- directors: Kim Ki-duk & Jo Min-soo
- producer: Kim Soon-mo
- executive producers: Kim Ki-duk & Kim Woo-Taek
- production design by Lee Hyun Ju
- written by Kim Ki-duk
- Lee Jung-jin as Lee Gang-do
- Jo Min-soo as Jang Mi-seon
- Kim Jae-rok as Monk
- Kang Eun-Jin as Myeong-ja
- Jin Yong-Ok as Shop Owner in Wheelchair
- Cho Jae-ryong as Gye-song
- Lee Myeong-ja as Mother of Man Who Committed Suicide Using Drugs
- Heo Jun-seok as Man Who Committed Suicide
- Kwon Yul as Guitar man
- Song Mun-su as Man Who Committed Suicide by Falling
- Woo Gi-hong as Hun-cheol
- Kim Beom-jun as Myeongdong Man
- Son Jong-hak as Boss
- Lee Won-jang as Sang-gu
- cinematography by Jo Yeong-jik
- edited by Kim Ki-duk
- music by Park In-young
- costume design by Ji Ji-yeon
- genres: Drama, Thriller, East Asian cinema
- rating: R15+
- released on
- Golden Lion nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film (South Korea) nomination for Drafthouse Films
- Satellite Award for Best Director nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Asian Film Award for Best Film (South Korea)
- Asian Film Award for Best Director (South Korea) nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Asian Film Award for Best Actress (South Korea) nomination for Jo Min-soo
- Golden Lion, received by Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film (South Korea), received by Drafthouse Films
- official website: u-picc.com/pieta
- "Pieta" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Alexandros Tsantilas.
- "Pieta" is a 1987 Australian TV movie about a woman who commits murder. It was also known as Shadowplay.
- "Pieta" is a 1998 short film directed by Bruce Baillie.
Pieta is a fictional character from the 1998 film Paljas.
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Hand-book Or New Guide to Naples, Sicily, and the Environs, Carefully Compiled and Enl. According to Galanti and Mrs. Power ... (1853)
In Two Parts, with Five Geographical Maps by Luigi Piale
The Monte di Pieta is a fine building by the ...
The Nautilus (1906)
pieta is a much darker brown, with the white patches much more conspicuous, being larger and more numerous often in wide longitudinal lines from end to end of the shell, but broken at the suture, or often massed on the suture so ...
by Esther Singleton
The Pieta is a work of the same period. " The dead Saviour lies in the lap of the Virgin, supported by the head on the shoulders of Joseph, by the feet on the knees of the Magdalen, whilst St. John the Evangelist looks up in prayer to ...
Move Over Manic Depression (2007)
by A. Brocklesby
The pieta is a lovely statue in many churches. It is hell ...
According to John Austin, Jürgen Habermas and Louis-Marie Chauvet by Mervyn Duffy
The Pieta is a cultural icon, a symbol, and like all symbols it draws on other symbols. It evokes images of motherhood ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
The Pieta is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, most often found in sculpture. As such, it is a particular form of the Lamentation of Christ, a scene from the Passion of Christ found in cycles of the ...
The Lord's Prayer (2002)
A Survey Theological and Literary by Nicholas Ayo
The pieta is a tender and human symbol of our mortal life in the arms of God, whom we pray to hold us up from falling and to deliver us from every evil. Just as the thou-petitions yield the image of the Trinity with a little accommodation of the text ...
by Lilian H. Zirpolo
' P/ETA PIETA. The Italian word Pieta translates to “pity” or “compassion” and denotes a scene in art that depicts the Virgin Mary supporting the dead body of Christ and mourning over it. Notable Baroque examples of the subject include ...
by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Pieta (pyay-taH; pee-ay-taH) A painting, drawing, or sculpture of Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding the ...
by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé
Pieta Left: wood-cut (13th century) Right: Pieta by Michelangelo (1493). ... Pieta Subject in art representing the Virgin Mary supporting the body of the dead Christ after the deposition. It originated in northern Europe in the 14th century ...
by Sir George Grove
The Conservatori of Venice arose out of the school founded by another Fleming, Willaert, at the same date with that of Naples, and were also four in number : — L' Ospedale della Pieta, Dei Mendicanti, Degl' Incurabili, L' Ospedaletto de' SS.
With Illustrations and Woodcuts by Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse
The Pieta at San Giovanni in Bragola, was founded in the year 1348, by Fra Pierazzo d'Assissi as a succursal to the Foundling Hospital at San Francesco della Vigna. After the death of Pierazzo both hospitals were united at San Giovanni, and ...
Political dictionary (1846)
forming a work of universal reference, both constitutional and legal; and embracing the terms of civil administration, of political economy and social relations, and of all the more important statistical departments of finance and commerce
MONT DE PIE'TE' ( MONTE DI PIETA', in Italian), a benevolent institution which originated in Italy in the fifteenth century, the object of which was to lend money to necessitous people at a moderate interest. The Jews, who were the ...
Catholic Dictionary (2013)
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary by John A. Hardon
PIETA. A general term applied to representations of the dead Christ in art. The Blessed Virgin is usually included. Among the masters who have represented the Pieta, the best known are Bellini, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Diirer, Fra Angelico, ...
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Michelangelo's Pieta in St Peter's, Rome.
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St. Patrick's Cathedral, NYC
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A pieta found in Holy Family Cemetery, Sugar Notch, PA. Shot on an overcast day using a Lensbaby Composer, plastic optic, starburst aperture.
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taken at Barcelona cathedral
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- Pieta (detail)
Blessed Sacrament Church, Springfield, IL
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- Pieta, Carlo Crivelli
Tempera on wood, gold ground.
This emotionally-charged image of the Pieta probably comes from the uppermost tier of an altarpiece Crivelli painted in 1476 for the church of San Domenico at Ascoli Piceno in the Marches. Known as the Demidoff altarpiece, it is widely considered Crivelli's masterpiece; the principal panels are in the National Gallery, London. Crivelli's art is a highly personal amalgam of ornamental motifs from Gothic practice and a naturalism characteristic of the Renaissance.
Crivelli, Italian, Venetian, active 1457-1493.
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Scrabble value of P3I1E1T1A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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