Oct. 2016 (Update 2019) Rose Windows Depict Supernovae
Rose Window with Zodiac By Chiswick ChapDorey, The Rose p. 406 By Chiswick Chap - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27723605.
According to Astrophyscists, large red giant stars explode as supernovae regenerating the existing universe and giving birth to new planets and suns. My research in The Rose reveals that the Dogon and other ancient people knew about red giant stars and understood their regenerative properties.
In the Middle Ages a red giant star was symbolized using a red rose. I believe that the rose windows that you see in ancient cathedrals, such as this one from the Saint Maurice Cathedral of Angers, France, symbolize a red giant star destroying and regenerating the world.Dorey, The Rose pp. 405-407
This Christianized image of the South Rose Window shows Christ of the Apocalypse in the centre with the elders and the Zodiac, and is dated 1451. Christ's association with the Apocalypse in this rose window is important because if a red giant star exploded as a supernova near our area of space, it would be the end of the world as we know it.Dorey, The Rose pp. 405-407
In the Dogon religion, the Master (Mistress) of Speech and the Nummo were symbolized by red giant stars, which the Dogon identified as pregnant Suns.Dorey, The Rose p.8 In my first book, I associated The Master (Mistress) of Speech with Christ, because in her form as a red giant star, she was sacrificed to regenerate the Universe and humanity.
Because the Nummo and the Master (Mistress) of Speech were associated with the divine feminine, I believe that the Christian Virgin Mary may have been the original sacrificial figure. In the 13th century in the region of Paris, the litanies called the Virgin Mary, "Mystical Rose".
In the Middle Ages, for the May dances, during the Feast of Roses at Notre-Dame in Paris, young girls chose a knight whom they crowned with a "rosary of roses"."The feast of roses" Notre-Dame in Paris p. 24 The Rosary (Latin: rosarium, in the sense of "crown of roses" or "garland of roses") is a string of prayer beads used to count prayers arranged in sets of ten Hail Marys with each set preceded by one Lord's Prayer and followed by one Glory Be.
For over four centuries, the rosary was promoted by several popes as part of the veneration of Mary in Roman Catholicism. Not surprising early rosaries were made from the seeds of the "rosary pea" or "bead tree", which are both red seeds.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosary
One of the names for the Virgin Mary was "Stella Maris, the Star of the Sea- an appellation for which it is difficult to discern any Biblical justification. 'Star of the Sea' was, however, one of the titles of Isis and other pagan goddesses, and one must assume that it was sanctioned by Christianity for the usual reason that the people obstinately refused to relinquish it."Dorey, The Nummo p.264
The Saint Maurice Cathedral of Angers (French:Cathédrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers) is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Angers in France. Built between the 11th and 16th Centuries, It was classified in 1862 as a national monument of France for its mixture of Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles.Dorey, The Rose pp.405-406
For more information on The Rose and Dogon Star Knowledge refer to The Rose.