The Dormition of the Virgin Mary

In the center of the floor mosaics in the upper church is the symbol of the Triune God.

The eight prophets who foretold the coming of Jesus.

    

The penultimate circle has the evangelists and the signs of the zodiac.

   The circle quotes Proverbs 8:23-25.

Ab aeterno ordita sum et ex antiquis antequam terra fieret
necdum erant abyssi et ego iam concepta eram necdum fontes aquarum eruperant
necdum montes gravi mole constiterant ante colles ego parturiebar.

Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning of the earth.
When there were no depths I was brought forth,
when there were no springs abounding with water.
Before the mountains had been shaped, before the hills, I was brought forth.

The crypt of the Abbey. The main altar which depicts our Lady as Queen of the Apostles on Pentecost. The inscription says:

Et factus est repente de caelo sonus tamquam advenientis spiritus vehementis et replevit totam domum…

And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house…

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A life size statue of the sleeping Virgin made of rosewood and ivory.

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The mosaic shows Jesus ready to receive the Virgin Mary into heaven. Notice the six women from the Bible: Eve, Miriam, Jael, Judith, Ruth, and Esther.

The main altar.