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On the very eventful Good Friday, Jesus was betrayed by his disciple Judas and arrested, then hauled before several different authorities—first the Jewish religious leaders, then the Roman governor Pontius Pilate. Sentenced to death, Jesus was crucified alongside two criminals. Upon his death, he was buried in a nearby tomb.
Matthew 26:14-27:66 New International Version (NIV)
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2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 30th 2018

The Duomo of Amalfi, situated at the top of a long flight of steps, dominates the city’s main square. During the Middle Ages Amalfi was one of four powerful Maritime Republics of Italy. It traded prolifically with other countries, in particular the Orient and the Maghreb. The monument complex of the Cathedral (Duomo) is a [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2018

On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.
John 14:20 (NIV)

The long tradition of coral carving on the Amalfi Coast is put in the spotlight at the Coral Museum in Ravello. Tucked away in an unassuming shop fronted by flower pots, the [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2018

On the very eventful Good Friday, Jesus was betrayed by his disciple Judas and arrested, then hauled before several different authorities—first the Jewish religious leaders, then the Roman governor Pontius Pilate. Sentenced to death, Jesus was crucified alongside two criminals. Upon his death, he was buried in a nearby tomb.
Matthew 26:14-27:66 New International Version (NIV)
The [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 14th 2017

The Crucified from Piran is located with in the Church of St George.

In 2009 a glass case was installed above the choir banks on the right-hand side of the presbytery to keep the Crucified from Piran, one of the key monuments of the Mediaeval sculpture art in Slovenia. The Gothic art especially intensifies the martyrdom [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Dec 5th 2015

The end of the alleyway in my previous post opens up into a small square when one of many small hidden churches can be found. The Square of Fraternity is also know as the Rok market. The church was built at the end of the sixteenth century and is dedicated to St. Roch.

He went on [...]

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