Hail Mary

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For works with similar titles, see Ave Maria.
English-language translations of
Ave Maria (Hail Mary)

The Hail Mary, also called Ave Maria or The Angelic Salutation, is a traditional Catholic prayer calling for the intercession of Mary, the mother of Jesus. The prayer is rooted in Biblical texts, and developed into its modern form during the Middle Ages.

See also Hail Mary on the multilingual Wikisource.

English-language translations of Ave Maria include:
13th–14th-century floor tiles at Zinna Abbey in Germany, displaying the Latin text of Ave Maria