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Adam and Eve – Bible stories

By |2019-01-17T07:47:03+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

Adam and Eve eating the apple. The woman in the tree is the snake (Notre Dame Cathedral, 1200s AD) The Creation of Man According to the Book of Genesis in the Bible, God created Adam and Eve, the first man and woman. Then God placed them in a wonderful place called the Garden of [...]

Florence Baptistery – Romanesque architecture in Italy

By |2019-02-10T08:22:46+00:00July 30th, 2017|Architecture, Medieval|

Florence baptistery: the Romanesque baptistery in Florence, Italy Earlier Florence baptistery (700 AD) Probably people had built an earlier, smaller octagonal baptistery here around 700 AD.  This is where Catholic priests baptized Christian babies in medieval Florence. What is baptism? Medieval Florence Romanesque architecture All our medieval Europe articles This baptistery is also called San Giovanni, the [...]