Friday, March 26, 2010

The Last Supper Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper Leonardo da VinciThe Last Supper (1495-1498) Convent of Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy (1498), by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). The Synoptic Gospels state that Christ's Last Supper was a Passover seder.
Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan (equivalent to March and April in Gregorian calendar), the first month of the Hebrew calendar's festival year according to the Hebrew Bible.

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1 comment:

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