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Ruins of the Synagogue at Capernaum--Where Christ healed the man with the withered hand
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Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Title:
Ruins of the Synagogue at Capernaum--Where Christ healed the man with the withered hand [Graphic]
Translated Title:
Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C.
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.6 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description : "(Psalms, ii: 7.)--'I will declare the decree: the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.' We give this view of the ruins of the synagogue at Capernaum because it was at Capernaum that our Savior wrought the majority of his miracles and delivered many of his discourses. The ruins at Capernaum indicate that this was once a place of importance, but now it is in a state of perfect decay and desolation. The ruins extend for half a mile along the coast and as far back into the interior. Here are fragments of ancient walls and foundations. The rank growth of bushes and weeds almost prevent travelers from making careful measurements. There are architectural fragments in the above synagogue which belong to a very ancient period. There are pieces of Corinthian capitals, architraves, elaborate friezes and pedestals." See 5244BAI/LVi162CAJS (Voyager # 359802)
Ruins of a building; pieces of sculptured stone are lying in a field
Scanning Notes:
1
Category:
Synagogues
Ruins
Classification ID:
5436BAI/LVii162CAJS
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5436 LVii162CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Israel
Capernaum (Extinct city)

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