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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows the sun streaming into the interior of the Church of the Nativity through the columns which exist around the nave. The columns display artworks which depicts saints and religious figures. Although largely faded now, the columns are protected to maintain this artwork. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows light rays illuminating the interior of the Church of the Nativity. Around the nave are twenty-seven columns which display paintings of holy figures, some of which date back to the Crusades. The works are in different styles suggesting that individual artworks were created by different painters. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows the exterior of the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. The church is said to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ emphasising the religious importance of this site. The exterior viewpoint of the church exemplifies its architectural style and its status as one of the oldest surviving Christian churches in the world. This image is a cropped version of the original, which is held at the Library of Congress. This image exists as part of the Natvity collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. The photograph shows the interior of the Church of Nativity and the barrel of blessed water on Epiphany day. Both Catholics and Protestants celebrate the Epiphany, whilst traditions vary from religion to religion. It is one of the oldest Christian feasts, dating back before the establishment of the Christmas holiday. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held by the Library of Congress. The image depicts the manger in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. This image exists as part of the Natvity collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows the intricately decorated interior of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The church holds great religious importance for Christians of various denominations as Jesus Christ is believed to have been born on this site. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress. This photograph shows a wider area of the mosaic floors inside the Church of the Nativity. The mosaics were covered over during the Byzantine period and were discovered as a result of excavations carried out by the British government between 1932-1934. That the mosaics are detailed to such a high quality represents the deep religious symbolism contained within the church. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held by the Library of Congress. This photograph shows people walking past the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. This image exists as part of the Natvity collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows the sun streaming into the interior of the Church of the Nativity through the columns which exist around the nave. The columns display artworks which depicts saints and religious figures. Although largely faded now, the columns are protected to maintain this artwork. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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  • Image
This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress. This photograph shows light rays illuminating the interior of the Church of the Nativity. Around the nave are twenty-seven columns which display paintings of holy figures, some of which date back to the Crusades. The works are in different styles suggesting that individual artworks were created by different painters. This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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  • Image