A nativity scene or crèche is the special exhibition, particularly during the
Christmas season, of art objects representing the scene of the birth of Jesus.
While the term "nativity scene"...
The visual focus of a Nativity scene is the Christ Child, with Mary, Joseph, ... was
built over the cave in Bethlehem where the birth was believed to have taken
place. ... of the cave and, entering a stable, placed the child in the manger” (
chapter 14). ... ass at the Nativity, with the ox representing Israel and the ass the
Traditionally the nativity scene is set up just before Christmas as a very festive ...
be shown the way to the stable and the new King by the star of Bethlehem.
Aug 11, 2016 ... The French Nativity Scenes - Crèches de Noël are made of small ... They
represent the Birth of Jesus of Nazareth in the stable (or more ... Christians
started to worship the Cave of the Nativity in Bethlehem in the 3rd century.
A creche is a representation of the scene of Jesus Christ's birth. It's the nativity ...
a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem. 2. n. a hospital ...
Nov 21, 2012 ... Representation of Cave Grotto, Vatican City, January 2010 ... Jesus' birth in
Bethlehem was foretold in the Old Testament: .... birth as having taken place in a
cave near the village of Bethlehem ; such cave stables are not rare in Palestine.
..... But, he adds, no Nativity scene would be complete without them.
A nativity scene is a representation of the night of Jesus' birth as depicted in the ...
and Jesus were in a stable that night due to the overcrowding in Bethlehem's ...
A Christmas nativity is probably one of the most recognizable symbols of the
Christmas season. The word ... First, most nativity scenes are set in a stable or
Why were the Shepherds the first people to find out about the birth of Jesus? ...
the shepherds said to one another, 'Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that
Forty sumptuous paintings of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, with the Three Wise
Men and the Shepherds; a key to ... the animals, representing the whole of
Nature ... The stable's roof may be in disrepair, but Mary's clothes are not. ....
Comment: The exalted mythic creatures of medieval Nativity scenes have