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MAJOR WORKS paintings: "The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine" (1510- 14;
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Detroit Institute of Arts); "Madonna of St.
Francis" (1514; Gemalde- galerie, Dresden, East Germany); "Adoration of the ...
This view of human nature and destiny finds most notable expression in
Hinduism and, in a subtly qualified sense, in Buddhism; it was also taught in such
mystical cults and philosophies of the Greco-Roman world as Orphism (an
phism, a Greek mystical school, which constituted an independent development
within Greek religion and philosophy; beginning in the 6th century bc, it was part
of a "mysteriosophic" trend that sought to attain the wisdom of secret mystic and ...
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