Arimathea


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Arimathea

, Arimathaea
a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown
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The other personalities in the passion of Christ were Joseph of Arimathea, a follower of Jesus, who, along with Nicodemus, a Pharisee who came to see Jesus one of those nights, cleaned and buried the body of the Lord; and St.
There, Mary and John stand weeping at either side, each holding one of the Lord's hands, while Joseph of Arimathea, atop a ladder, gently cradles Christ's upper body while an assistant--equipped with some alarming-looking pincers extracts the single nail that had pierced both his feet.
Titian himself is also unmistakably present as Joseph of Arimathea. The painting is likely to be transformed by the removal of a thick layer of discoloured varnish.
Mr Phillips' theory is based on scriptures that describe Mary spending her final days with an unnamed disciple of Jesus - the author believes the man was Joseph of Arimathea.
It was supposedly on a trip with his great uncle, Joseph of Arimathea, who even brought the Holy Grail with him.
The Jewish intellectuals Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus accepted Jesus as Messiah.
GILLESPIE Donal Former Parish Priest of St Joseph of Arimathea Church, Pyle.
The Nanteos Cup, an ancient wooden chalice, was rumoured to have been carried over to Britain by Joseph of Arimathea, years after the crucifixion of Christ.
It has long been said throughout the region that Jesus and his great-uncle, tin trader Joseph of Arimathea, arrived soon after the biblical account of the twelve-year-old Christ in the Jerusalem temple.
It seems to me, however, that what Grimm observes is properly a biblical paradigm and fully deserves that appellation, whereas the association between King Pelles and Joseph of Arimathea that Besserman notes by way of extending Grimm's insight is merely an allusion.