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St. John the Baptist


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  • n. (New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized); was beheaded by Herod at the request of Salome


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  • In the twelfth century it was given as its second title St. John the Baptist whose name was also that of the ancient baptistery connected with the church; hence the present name of the basilica, St. John Lateran.

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  • By contrast, a tooth of St. John the Baptist, in a late 14th-century German reliquary, is framed by architectural towers.

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  • The painting overflows with symbols relating to, among others, Moses, the Virgin, St. John the Baptist, the Immaculate Conception and the Eucharist.

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  • (To take its measure, you can look at a preparatory study in London's National Gallery, "The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist.")

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  • Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters Archimandrite Partenie (center) led the Orthodox Christian Easter service in the 10th century monastery of St. John the Baptist near Mavrovo, Macedonia, early Sunday.

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  • Other intriguing objects have been exhumed for the first time from the museum ' s underground vaults, including an arresting late-16th-century bronze of St. John the Baptist, after Michelozzo di Bartolomeo, and one of the earliest dated globes, from 1530 in gilded copper, by French sculptor Robertus de Bailly.

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  • For New Orleans, and the region which includes the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Charles and St. John the Baptist, as well as the Mississippi Gulf Coast,the trauma of Katrina is 4-1/2 years ago, and the rebuilding continues.

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  • Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson gave a two minute speech after a longer invocation by Fr. Anthony Mellace of St. John the Baptist in Rome, N.Y., which included pleas for bi-partisanship and a recitation of Emma Lazarus 'poem from the base of the Statue of Liberty.

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  • Wherefore we do command thee that thou come to this place with thy full quota of men, well armed and equipped, on the fifteenth day before the Kalends of July, which is seven days before the feast of St. John the Baptist.

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