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This publication is a close exam of the literature and archaeology referring to particular websites (in Palestine, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Memre, Nazareth, Capernaum, and in different places) and the quarter usually. Taylor contends that the origins of those holy locations and the phenomenon of Christian pilgrimage will be traced to the emperor Constantine, who governed over the japanese Empire from 324. He contends that few areas have been really real; crucial actual web site being the cave (not backyard) of Gethsemane, the place Christ was once most likely arrested. broadly illustrated, this energetic new examine a subject matter formerly shrouded in obscurity should still curiosity scholars in students in a variety of disciplines.

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