Thursday, 27 September 2012

1433 PS - Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (2012)

Brief Description

"The inscribed property is situated 10 km south of Jerusalem on the site identified by Christian tradition as the birthplace of Jesus since the 2nd century. A church was first completed there in ad 339 and the edifice that replaced it after a fire in the 6th century retains elaborate floor mosaics from the original building. The site also includes Latin, Greek Orthodox, Franciscan and Armenian convents and churches, as well as bell towers, terraced gardens and a pilgrimage route."

耶稣诞生地:伯利恒主诞堂和朝圣线路

"这一入选遗产位于耶路撒冷以南10公里,自从公元二世纪以来,就被基督教传统认定为耶稣的诞生地。公元339年,在此建成第一座教 堂,公元6世纪的火灾后,在此基础上重建的教堂保留了原有建筑精美的马赛克地板。这一遗产地还包括拉丁、希腊东正教、方济会和亚美尼亚修道院和教堂,以及 钟楼、露台花园和一条朝圣路线。"

Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1433

Courtesy of Luca from Italy

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