For all your dictionary needs!
Are you looking for Aieta, Bieta, Dieta, Kieta, Nieta, pineta, Tieta, or Vieta?
Header of Pieta

Pieta

Video footage: Pieta Franciscan Monestery
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun pieta

What does pieta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • pieta: pietas
  • Pieta: Pietas

  1. a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: representation = a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

Films

  1. "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.
  2. "Pieta" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Alexandros Tsantilas.
  3. "Pieta" is a 1987 Australian TV movie about a woman who commits murder. It was also known as Shadowplay.
    • country: Australia
    • language: English Language
    • director: Monique Schwarz
    • genre: Drama
    • released on (26 years ago)
  4. "Pieta" is a 1998 short film directed by Bruce Baillie.

Character

Pieta is a fictional character from the 1998 film Paljas.

Phrases with Pieta

  1. Diamesa pieta
  2. species Diamesa pieta

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pieta

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewMove Over Manic Depression (2011)

by A. Brocklesby

The pieta is a lovely statue in many churches. It is hell ...

Google previewVenice and Venetia (1911)

by Edward Hutton

on the other side of the city, is the tomb of Mercurio Bua, the condottiere, and in the Monte di Pieta is a fine picture of the Dead Christ by Beccaruzzi, another pupil of Pordenone. XVII CASTELFRANCO AND BASSANO THE road from Treviso ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewHand-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 ...

Google previewGardner's Art through the Ages, A Global History (2016)

by CTI 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 ...

Google previewGardner's Art through the Ages, A Global History, Volume II (2016)

Arts, Art history by CTI Reviews

The Pieta is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, most often found in sculpture.

Google previewAnnotated Mona Lisa, A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Post-Modern (2016)

by CTI 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 ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Adventures in the Human Spirit by Philip E. Bishop, ISBN 9780205765379 (2013)

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 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture (2010)

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 ...

Google previewCatholic 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, ...

Google previewThe Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences (1988)

Acta of the International Dante Symposium, 13–16 Nov. 1983, Hunter College, New York by Giuseppe C. Di Scipio, Aldo Scaglione

pieta' mi giunse...” (72) “...poi ch'ai pieta' del nostro mal perverso.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Music and Musicians (1895)

(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers, English and Foreign (1889)

With Illustrations and Woodcuts by Sir George Grove

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

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 ...

Google previewHarvard Dictionary of Music (1969)

by Willi Apel

Delia Pieta del Turchini (1583). Nearly all the great Italian composers of the 17th and ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Ryan, Briceida

Pieta. to take pictures of someone The person you rely on will jeopardize your reputation by spreading falsehoods. picture negatives Stay in touch with those worthy of your friendship. to draw a picture Pay close attention to what is being drawn ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Pieta

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Pieta

Click on an item to view that photo:

Pieta

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Statue Pieta in chapel of romanesque St. Gereon church in Cologne with candles and candlelight.Small photo of Vatican City, Vatican - January 4, 2017: The Piety of the Vatican or Pieta is a sculptural group in marble by Michelangelo in the interior of Papal basilica of Saint Peter in Vatican CitySmall photo of VATICAN CITY, ROME, ITALY - May 10, 2016: Beautiful Pieta is a work of the famous sculptor by Michelangelo Buonarroti , housed in St. Peter's Basilica.Magnificent statue made from Carrara marble.Small photo of MINI SIAM, PATTAYA, THAILAND. - 20 JUNE 2016: "Pieta" landmark of Rome, ItalySmall photo of MALAGA, SPAIN - MAY 31, 2015: The white marble Pieta by Pisani brothers (1802) in the Cathedral.Small photo of ROME-SEP 29: Michelangelo's Pieta in St. Peter's Cathedral on SEP 29, 2010. More than four million pilgrims and tourists visit the Vatican each year.Small photo of Vatican City, Vatican - December 12, 2016: Pieta sculpture at Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican. More...

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.

Anagrams of PIETA

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Pieta!

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Pieta to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary