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Antinoöpolis

Antinoöpolis  

(᾽Αντινόου πόλις, also Antinoë, Antinou, mod. Shaikh Abāda), town in Upper Egypt founded by Hadrian in 130; a flourishing center of Hellenic culture. In 297 Diocletian made Antinoöpolis an important ...
epiphany

epiphany  

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The manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi; the festival commemorating this on 6 January. The name is recorded from Middle English, and comes ultimately from Greek ...
Feeding of the Multitude

Feeding of the Multitude  

Christ's miraculous multiplication of five loaves and two fishes to feed 5,000 people occurs in all four Gospels; a similar episode with 4,000 people (Mt 15:32–39, Mk 8:1–10) was amalgamated ...
Galilee

Galilee  

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1 Originally the term was applied only to part of the tribe of Naphtali, but in NT times it denoted all the district of N. Palestine from the Mediterranean to the Jordan. It was the scene of most of ...
hour

hour  

One hour's sleep before midnight is worth two after traditional view of the most refreshing form of sleep; saying recorded from the mid 17th century.See also the darkest hour is just before the dawn, ...
Miracles of Christ

Miracles of Christ  

Of all the episodes of Christ's ministry, his miracles are the most frequently depicted. The earliest Christian art of the catacombs draws almost exclusively on his Infancy and miracles. Especially ...
Virgin Mary

Virgin Mary  

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EuropeIn the person of the Virgin Mary the earth goddess—the ‘great mother’ of ancient religions—succeeded in re-establishing something of her former position. At first the Virgin was not honoured ...

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