Strage Degli Innocenti

by Mikkal Noptek April. 29, 2012 3044 views

April 13, 2012

Giovanni Antonio MATERA ( Trapani 1653 - Palermo 1718 )

The Massacre of the Innocents is an episode of infanticide by the king of Iudaea Province, Herod the Great. According to the Gospel of Matthew Herod ordered the execution of all young male children in the village of Bethlehem, so as to avoid the loss of his throne to a newborn King of the Jews whose birth had been announced to him by the Magi.

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Olga Helys 9 years ago

Oh !
Beaucoup d'informations à travers ces statuettes
sur les horreurs
Merci pour ces découvertes

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Agnes Felber 9 years ago

Small terracotta statues?

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Pandka 9 years ago

So impressive...

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Josy 9 years ago

Ce massacre vu par Matera est absolument atroce... Il prend une dimension autre que celle d'un épisode racontée par la bible... Hier, aujourd'hui... peu de différence

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Dunja 9 years ago

Fascinating pictures of tragic biblical episode. Great post!

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Finbarr 9 years ago

WOW!! great captures ,

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