In 1278 some writings of his in praise of the Virgin were considered to trench too closely on Mariolatry.
It is significant that there is not a trace of Mariolatry in these tales and fables.
The Virgin Mary, especially, became the refuge in time of need, and this gave rise to the shameful "Mariolatry."
Max Elskamp is a poet who reminds one that Mariolatry is Minnesong.
The era of Mariolatry had passed, so far as Nuremberg was concerned.
For all your Mariolatry, you were full of "der Geist der stets verneint."
At the time of which we speak, they were the subjects of a strange religious frenzy—a fit of Mariolatry.
At the same time the gospel was finding its way into Genoa, a city devoted to Mariolatry.
On the other hand it is undeniable that the later Mariolatry has one of its roots in the parallel between Eve and Mary.
These holy women, who were held in very great esteem, prepared the way for the reception of Mariolatry.