The Architectural History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem ...

Parker, 1849 - 167 páginas

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Página 68 - But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping ; and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Página 124 - that on the left hand is the little hill of Golgotha, where the Lord was crucified, and about a stone's throw from it the crypt wherein his body was laid, and whence on the third day he arose. There, at present, by command of the Emperor Constantine, a basilica is made, that is, a church of marvellous beauty, having at the side reservoirs whence water is drawn, and a bath behind where children are washed1.
Página 5 - ... shown the stone on which the body of our Lord was anointed for burial, the fissure in the rock, the holes in which the crosses stood, the spot where the true cross was found by Helena, and various other places said to have been connected with the history of the crucifixion ; most of which it must have been difficult to identify even after the lapse of only three centuries ; and particularly so at the present day, after the desolations and numerous changes which the whole place has undergone.
Página 66 - Jerusalem ; when this tract not improbably was unoccupied by dwellings. Or, to go back still further, and even admitting that it was perhaps " an old Jewish sepulchre of an age prior to the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans...
Página 41 - It occupies about one-half of the sepulchral chamber, and extends from one end of it to the other. A space about three feet wide in front of it is all that remains for the accommodation of visiters, so that not more than three or four can be conveniently admitted at a time.
Página 113 - Basilica,) for he tells us that the pillars are half-buried in the ground, and that the bank of earth upon which the Abyssinian monastery stands rises behind them. 8 The work of Eusebius is so well known, that it is unnecessary for me to do more in this place than give such a mere abridgment of his narrative, as may serve to introduce the description of the Basilica, which I shall translate at length. (acting, as other authorities inform us, under the orders of the Emperor...

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