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Altar of Latin Church, Nazareth--On the site of the house where Christ lived
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Title:
Altar of Latin Church, Nazareth--On the site of the house where Christ lived [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Altars
Church Of The Annunciation (Nazareth, Israel)
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.8 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Psalms, lxxii:8.)--'He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.' It seems as if the prophesies quoted from the above Psalm have been fulfilled when we remember that churches now stand in nearly all of the great cities of the world. The Latin church in Nazareth is called the Church of the Annunciation. The modern city of Nazareth consists of stone houses with flat roofs. The Church of the Annunciation is small, but it is decorated with pictures of great beauty and with finely wrought marble. It is said to stand on the site of the house of Mary. The church was begun in 1620 out of materials which remained from the ruins of former structures of a similar character. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1837, but has been rebuilt. The name of Nazareth does not occur in the Old Testament nor in Josephus." See 5374BAI/LVii100CAJS (Voyager # 361986)
Altar inside a church with a tapestry/mural of leaves and flowers
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5182 LVi100CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Category: Altars
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Altar of Latin Church, Nazareth--On the site of the house where Christ lived