Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 169. Click on image to enlarge it.. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Engraver: Z. Scheckel, inscribed lower right. Source:
When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. [Matthew 2: 14-15]
- The Birth of Christ [The Nativity]
- An Angel announces the birth of Christ to the shepherds
- The shepherd who first anounced the coming of Christ
- The Birth of John the Baptist
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Die Bibel in Bildern [Picture Bible] von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Leipzig: Georg Wigands, 1860. Hathi Digital Trust Library online version of a copy in the Getty Library. Web. 30 June 2016.
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