Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

Originally constructed during the rule of Emperor Constantine, The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was built as one of a number of memorial structures intended to, “enshrine places or objects associated with Gospel episodes or other hallowed events.” The Holy Sepulchre is built around the enclosed tomb of Christ. This photograph shows a detail of the church that was added in the centuries following the original construction in 326.

Notes

Murray, Peter and Linda. The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996) p. 203

MacDonald, William L. Early Christian & Byzantine Architecture. (New York: George Braziller, 1962) p. 19-21

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Religious architecture -- Israel -- Jerusalem; Jerusalem in Christianity;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

religious buildings, architecture, historic, christian

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