ROOM 11

We are situated in the high choir of the Renaissance chapel from the 16th century, promoted by Hernando of Aragon (room 4). In this room, it is has been created a space for meditation and reflection as a witness of the importance of the Eucharist in the Kingdom of Aragon.
On the left side, it has been recreated a Eucharistic Altar with all proper elements for worship as they are disposed in the altar to celebrate service In Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday. The importance of Mass celebration in Christianity is understood with this combination full of symbolism.
On the other side, a selection of liturgical ornaments and objects is shown, emphasising archbishop Hernando of Aragon’s vestment and the gold articles collection from different parish of the Diocese of Zaragoza.

We are situated in the high choir of the Renaissance chapel from the 16th century, promoted by Hernando of Aragon (room 4). In this room, it is has been created a space for meditation and reflection as a witness of the importance of the Eucharist in the Kingdom of Aragon.
On the left side, it has been recreated a Eucharistic Altar with all proper elements for worship as they are disposed in the altar to celebrate service In Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday. The importance of Mass celebration in Christianity is understood with this combination full of symbolism.
On the other side, a selection of liturgical ornaments and objects is shown, emphasising archbishop Hernando of Aragon’s vestment and the gold articles collection from different parish of the Diocese of Zaragoza.

 

 

It shows a special interest Archbishop Hernando of Aragon’s vestment, made in the 16th century. This prelate had a great interest in development of arts. Gremial is a cloth spread upon the lap of a bishop when seated during Mass. In his gremial, we can see his grandfather’s coat of arms, the King Ferdinand “the Catholic”.

It shows a special interest Archbishop Hernando of Aragon’s vestment, made in the 16th century. This prelate had a great interest in development of arts. Gremial is a cloth spread upon the lap of a bishop when seated during Mass. In his gremial, we can see his grandfather’s coat of arms, the King Ferdinand “the Catholic”.

The crown with rays alludes to Christ as Sun of Justice. The bright rays as a whole with the tabernacle and its decoration build a Trinitarian symbol because it represents God the Father, God the Son and the Holy Spirit. The six candelabrums with the Cross represent the seven days of the Creation described in Genesis.

The two steps represent the Mount Zion, scene of the Last Supper.
Anthropomorphic reliquaries with arm and bust form are a typology of reliquary very common in Aragon since late Medieval Ages till the 18th century. It has a person reliquary in it which belonged to an exemplary person in Christianity history.
The tabernacle harbours the body and blood of Christ and is decorated with a bird sculpture which represents the Holy Spirit.

The crown with rays alludes to Christ as Sun of Justice. The bright rays as a whole with the tabernacle and its decoration build a Trinitarian symbol because it represents God the Father, God the Son and the Holy Spirit. The six candelabrums with the Cross represent the seven days of the Creation described in Genesis.

 

The two steps represent the Mount Zion, scene of the Last Supper.
Anthropomorphic reliquaries with arm and bust form are a typology of reliquary very common in Aragon since late Medieval Ages till the 18th century. It has a person reliquary in it which belonged to an exemplary person in Christianity history.
The tabernacle harbours the body and blood of Christ and is decorated with a bird sculpture which represents the Holy Spirit.

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