A Hive of Devout Souls | Religious Confraternities in the Culture of Early Modern Moravia

23 to September 25, 2011
Kroměříž Archdiocesan Museum | Chateau

The word “confraternity” may today imply a closed group of people in the form of a secret society, inclined to mysticism, which strives to pursue its goals, using not always entirely legal means. In the past, however, the term “confraternity” certainly did not have such a pejorative meaning. In the Baroque period, religious confraternities played an important part in society and culture. The repeat of the successful exhibition which opened in the Olomouc Archdiocesan Museum in 2010 is intended to highlight the role these confraternities played.

Photo Gallery
José García Hidalgo

Baby Jesus with tools martyrdom, turn of the 17th and 18th centuries, Znojmo, St. Nicholas Church

Regulen Andächtige Übungen und für die Abgestorbene Todten der-der Stadt Bruderschafft in Nicolspurg ...

Prague (Jan Arnolt) 1673, South Moravian Museum in Znojmo

Forging register Brotherhood of St. John of Nepomuk in Hrabyně

1736, Ostrava - Moravian Ostrava, Church of the Divine Savior


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