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Author Biddle, Martin, author

Title The tomb of Christ / Martin Biddle
Published Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 1999


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Description xii, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Series Topics in translation ; 14
Topics in translation ; 14
Contents Introduction. Pilgrims, the city and the tomb -- 1. The tomb and the edicule -- 2. Visual sources for the study of the edicule -- 3. The tomb and the edicule from the beginnings to the destruction of 1009 -- 4. The Byzantines and the Holy Sepulchre in the eleventh century -- 5. The Crusaders and the Holy Sepulchre in the twelfth century -- 6. The edicule in later medieval and modern times -- 7. New interpretations : the form and survival of the rock-cut tomb -- 8. New discoveries : the structure of the present edicule -- Epilogue. The holy fire
Summary The heart of the book reviews the history of the Tomb over the centuries in light of new discoveries, from the original construction of the Edicule by Constantine up to modern times
Analysis Holy Sepulcher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-169) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Jesus Christ -- Burial.
Jesus Christ -- Relics.
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem)
Bible. New Testament -- Antiquities.
Bible. New Testament -- Evidences, authority, etc.
Christian shrines -- Jerusalem.
Holy Sepulcher in art.
Holy Sepulcher -- History.
Holy Sepulcher.
Tombs -- Jerusalem.
Jerusalem -- Antiquities.
LC no. 99488322
ISBN 0750919264
0750925256 (paperback)
9780750925259 (paperback)