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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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The message brought by the *angel *Gabriel to *Mary recorded only by Luke (1: 26–38) that she

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Announcement made to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel that she was to be the mother of Christ (Luke

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The archangel Gabriel's annunciation to Mary coincided with the incarnation of Christ and formed the first act of

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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The announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel that she would conceive a son Jesus (Luke 1.26–38

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Robert F. Taft and Annemarie Weyl Carr

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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(εὐαγγελισμὸς τη̑ς Θεοτó κου), feast of the angel Gabriel's announcement of the coming of the Holy Spirit on the Virgin Mary (Lk 1:26–38), celebrated 25 Mar. In Syria, Constantinople, and ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

the announcement of the Incarnation, made by Gabriel to Mary; the Feast of the Annunciation is celebrated on 25 March...

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