Bethany - village - the home of Lazarus
Bethany - the name of a village near Jerusalem mentioned in the New Testament as the home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, and, according to the Gospel of John, the site of a miracle in which Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. Identified in modern times as the Palestinian village of al-Eizariya in the West Bank.
circa 19th century
© Reuben Luke Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Sarcofagus following a crystalline style (Roman
Sarcofagus following a crystalline style (Roman art), 4th c. It was Alfonso III the Great's sarcofagus. From left to right, the scenes are: 1. - The resurrection of Lazarus, 2. - The arrest of Saint Peter the Apostle, guarded by two soldiers, 3.- The Miracle of the Spring: Saint Peter, while imprisoned, makes water pouring out from a rock in order to christen two soldiers, who before were watching on him and then kneeled and drank, 4.- Adam and Eve with the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, 5.- The Feeding of the 5000, 6.- The Sacrifice of Abraham. Paleo-christian art. Relief on marble. SPAIN. Madrid. National Museum of Archaeology. Proc: SPAIN. Astorga
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