While the term "nativity scene" may be used of any representation of the very
common .... The figures may be made of any material, and arranged in a stable or
grotto. .... The 2008 scene w...
Dec 23, 2010 ... In fact the word presepio (Nativity Scene) comes from the Latin verb ... in actual
fact the earliest representation of the Nativity can be seen in a ..... town of
Bethlehem on its crest and the stable with the Nativity scene at its foot.
Device in the stable for feeding the domestic animals; Creche, manger scene,
figural representation of the holy family in the stable of Bethlehem (after Lukas 2),
THE ORIGIN OF THE NATIVITY SCENE. Mary gave birth to her firstborn son and
wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there ...
Nov 21, 2012 ... Representation of Cave Grotto, Vatican City, January 2010 .... near the village of
Bethlehem ; such cave stables are not rare in Palestine. ..... Pope Benedict
understood that the traditional 'nativity scene' was wrong, he still ...
Dec 23, 2014 ... Prompted by animal-thronged representations of the nativity scene, ... mount a
massive crowd-pleasing re-enactment called Bethlehem Live! ... he was born in a
humble stable, or laid down in a manger (i.e., a feeding trough), ...
Jan 18, 2011 ... St. Francis's manger scene resembled a typical stable of his day, not the cave in
Bethlehem. This representation of a pitched roof stable is still ...
At that time even more elaborate representations of the nativity scene were
introduced ... The star of Bethlehem is typically present as well in the distant sky.
... and Matthew indicates that the Holy Family was no longer in the stable at that
Nativity scenes as traditional representations of the birth of Jesus in a stable in
Bethlehem have inspired people for centuries. Renowned are the artfully carved
Nov 21, 2012 ... Wrong: Even St Peter's Square has a giant Nativity scene at Christmas, complete
with ... In Mathew 2:1, it is written: 'Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of ... '
If it was a stable, there could have been animals at the birth of Jesus. ... so does
this site take a "representation" of views and pr...