Nazarene


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Nazarene

(năz`ərēn), term used of the early Christians. Jesus was sometimes referred to as a Nazarene, alluding to his home town, Nazareth. This usage occurs several times in the New Testament. Nazarene is also used of Christians in the Qur'an.

Nazarene

1. an early name for a Christian (Acts 24:5) or (when preceded by the) for Jesus Christ (?4 bc--?29 ad), the founder of Christianity
2. a member of one of several groups of Jewish-Christians found principally in Syria
3. a member of an association of German artists called the Nazarenes or Brotherhood of St Luke, including Friedrich Overbeck (1789--1869) and Peter von Cornelius (1783--1867), founded (1809) in Vienna to revive German religious art after the examples of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance
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