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12 December 2019

A relic of the Holy Cradle returns to the Holy Land and its connection to the Holy Land Museum

A relic of the Holy Cradle of the child Jesus returned to Bethlehem as a gift from Pope Francis. Information about reliquary and the relic were immediately inserted into the database of the TMS, to be more easily kept by the Franciscans of the Holy Land.

11 December 2019

Reopening of the construction site of the archaeological section of the Terra Sancta Museum

The first tasks dedicated to the consolidation and creation of new structures for the future museum displaying the archaeological discoveries of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum have begun.

29 November 2019

Selected Works from the collections of the Terra Sancta Museum

A first English-language catalog to present the best of the collections of the Franciscans of the Holy Land and continue to build the Terra Sancta Museum.

27 November 2019

Witnesses of faith re-emerge from the past in the future shop of the Terra Sancta Museum

The walls of the future shop of the Terra Sancta Museum have preserved for centuries the names of travelers who passed through the convent of St. Saviour. They will remain forever as a memory of their pilgrimages.

11 November 2019

What profession would you have chosen? Working and choosing a profession in the first century of our era

The Gospels and biblical archaeology as a source for rediscovering the most common jobs in the time of Jesus.

30 October 2019

From the Middle Ages to contemporaneity: the representation of the encounter between san Francis and the sultan in art

During the celebrations for the anniversary of the 800 years since the encounter between san Francis and the sultan al-Malik, the book by Rosa Giorgi “Francis and the Sultan in art”, recently ..

8 October 2019

The Terra Sancta Museum: a matter of reflection and understanding

The fifth international scientific committee in preparation of the Terra Sancta Museum has been concluded. Many themes have been addressed in these days of work, from mediation to the study of the collections.

9 September 2019

Brief history of the ancient pharmacy of Saint Saviour in Jerusalem

Place of research, meeting and care.

26 August 2019

Working “to make history alive, tangible and understandable.” The fifth meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Terra Sancta Museum is fast approaching

The fifth meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Terra Sancta Museum is fast approaching.

21 August 2019

Behind the scenes of the management of an immense heritage: the digital database for the cultural heritage of the Custody of the Holy Land

When we enter a museum to admire its collections, we are often unaware of the hard work behind the objects we see on display. However, behind each label, there is a history of study, discoveries and, ..

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