crown of thorns

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crown of thorns

Christ thus ridiculed as king of Jews. [N.T.: Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2–5]
See: Mockery
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The Holy Crown of St Stephen was returned which country by the USA in 1978 after being held for safekeeping since the end of the Second World War?
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From Andrassy Boulevard you can't miss the towering columns in the center of the Millennium Monument, where a statue of the Archangel Gabriel holds the Hungarian Holy Crown and double cross.