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†††††††††††††††† Costumes and Collections in Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta

 

 

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Silver votive offerings of those

who were

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† cured from an ailment of a respective organ or limb were displayed by the image of Jesus,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Madonna or a particular saint believed to have an influence in their healing.

 

 

 

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††††††††††††† A member of the Archconfraternity of the Most Holy Rosary.

††††††††††††† His job was to attend to a person condemned to death by the courts. He would prepare him with prayer

††††††††††††† and counseling; he was also in charge of taking him down from the scaffold and giving him a proper burial.

††††††††††††† His final duty was to collect money (see the small licensed tin) to be given to the deceasedís wife and children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diorama scenes from the medical work of the Knights Hospitallers in Malta.

 

 

The Knights Hospitallers of the Soverign Order of St. John of Jerusalem

 

 

 

 

CASA ROCCA PICCOLA

 

The Xvicentury Palace of a Maltese nobleman

 

 

 

 

Detail of the dining table.

 

If you are in Valletta, a visit to Casa Rocca Piccola is a must. But before and/or after take a virtual tour.

 

Casa Rocca Piccola

 

 

 

 

 

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