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By Reiterer, Friedrich V., Friedrich V. Reiterer, Tobias Nicklas, Karin Schopflin

In our present-day society Angels are being said extra often back. yet the place are the roots of those discourses to be came across? How have they built? the current quantity concentrates on a examine of vital assets for the tips approximately angels in oriental antiquity, the outdated testomony and early Jewish and Christian pondering. during this, the deuterocanonical writings of the previous testomony supply a distinct concentration. furthermore, the examine examines major additional advancements in Judaism, Christianity or Islam, in iconography and the background of piety.

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The modern Church of the Annunciation is at the southern end and the Church of St. Joseph at the northern end. In the roughly 100 meters between the two churches lies the Franciscan convent (see Illus. [15] There is one year-round spring in the Nazareth valley, known as Mary’s Spring (Ain Maryam). [16] Today, the spring is under the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Gabriel, and its waters are piped a few hundred feet downhill to Mary’s Well, readily accessible to the townspeople. [17] No settlement of Nazareth is mentioned in Jewish scripture, though Japhia occurs once (at Josh.

In the roughly 100 meters between the two churches lies the Franciscan convent (see Illus. [15] There is one year-round spring in the Nazareth valley, known as Mary’s Spring (Ain Maryam). [16] Today, the spring is under the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Gabriel, and its waters are piped a few hundred feet downhill to Mary’s Well, readily accessible to the townspeople. [17] No settlement of Nazareth is mentioned in Jewish scripture, though Japhia occurs once (at Josh. [19] The Nazareth basin’s removed location was conducive to a peaceful life, and its temperate climate and physical attributes accommodated an economy of agriculture and pasturing.

Gabriel). A second reason why no early habitations have been found may be that construction activity has removed many traces of earlier structures. Nazareth has been inhabited since the second century of our era. In the last eighteen centuries much Bronze, Iron , and Roman evidence has no doubt either been destroyed or covered over. A third reason for the lack of pre-Byzantine structural remains is a startling fact revealed for the first time in this book—for many centuries after the Iron Age the Nazareth valley was uninhabited.

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