Christmas 2016

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This beautiful Nativity is a 7th century encaustic icon from The Sacred Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount Sinai (St Catherine’s) .  An explanation of the iconography, which contains events described in the Protoevangelium of James,  can be found here: The Nativity Icon.

On this day in 1950: The Stone of Scone, traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students. It later turns up in Scotland on April 11, 1951.

 

Author: Willym

A senior with the heart of a young'un

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