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Beeroth--where Mary and Joseph missed the child Jesus
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Beeroth--where Mary and Joseph missed the child Jesus
Beeroth--where Mary and Joseph missed the child Jesus [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18.2 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Luke, ii: 44.)--Beeroth is about a day's journey from Jerusalem as people used to travel. It is interesting to-day because it is supposed to be the place where Mary and Joseph spent the night after the first day's journey from Jerusalem upon their return to Nazareth, in our Savior's twelfth year. It is well known that at the end of the day's journey they sought Him among the people, and failed to find Him, making it necessary that they return the next day to Jerusalem to seek for Him. This is one of the cities of the Gibeonites. There are the ruins of an ancient church here, built by the Knights Templar who held Beeroth during the reign of the Latin kings. It was at Beeroth that Jotham concealed himself for fear of his brother, Abimelech." See 5390BAI/LVii116CAJS (Voyager # 362213)
A squarish stone building and a stone wall
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5198 LVi116CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries