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Mary of Nazareth: History, Archaeology, Legends

Mary of Nazareth: History, Archaeology, Legends


This is the first archaeological and historical biography of the most fascinating and revered woman in history, Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Christ.

Bestselling author Michael Hesemann searches for her traces in Italy, Israel, Turkey and Egypt.From the most ancient Icon of Christianity to the Holy House in Loreto, from the Grotto of Nazareth to the refuge of the Holy Family in Egypt, from Mary’s residence in Ephesus,Turkey to Mount Zion and her empty tomb in Jerusalem, this is a journey of discovery, full of surprising insights which deepen our faith in the great mystery of the Incarnation.

Hesemann takes us on his exciting search for the historical Virgin Mary a book full of stunning discoveries from the early days of Christianity and the historical facts behind the worldwide and centuries long devotion to the mother of Jesus.

“I’m thrilled to have discovered this work, which provides a context for and answers to many of my long-held queries about Mary. Meticulously researched yet accessibly written. I strongly recommend it!”
Lisa Hendey, Founder, CatholicMom.Com

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Weight .9 lbs
Dimensions 6 × .8 × 8.8 in