The Visitatio Sepulchri in the Latin Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

  title={The Visitatio Sepulchri in the Latin Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem},
  author={Iris Shagrir},
  pages={57 - 77}
The presentation of the Visitatio Sepulchri scene by the Augustinian canons of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre brought it, for the first time, to its original locus. The popular ritual re-enacts the dialogue between the women and the angel/s at the empty tomb, and the annunciation of the resurrection of Christ. The Jerusalem ritual was modelled upon the Western European dramatic ritual, but its presentation in Anastasis in Jerusalem, on Easter morning, was not a straightforward act of… Expand
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        The population of Jerusalem in 1160 is estimated at approximately 30,000 at most, of whom three-quarters were non-Franks