Jesus enters Jerusalem

Jesus of Nazareth entered Jerusalem riding on a young colt – King David had done the same a thousand years earlier. Jesus was greeted by wildly enthusiastic crowds waving palm fronds, another symbol of royalty. Did anyone stop to wonder what the Roman authorities would think, or how they would react?

Entry into Jerusalem, Giotto

Entry into Jerusalem, Giotto

Entry into Jerusalem, Hippolyte Flandrin, 1842

Entry into Jerusalem, Hippolyte Flandrin, 1842

Entry into Jerusalem, Pedro de Orrente

Entry into Jerusalem, Pedro de Orrente

Entry into Jerusalem, the Assisi frescoes

Entry into Jerusalem, the Assisi frescoes

Entry into Jerusalem, Master of San Baudelio de Berlanga, 1125

Entry into Jerusalem, Master of San Baudelio de Berlanga, 1125

Entry into Jerusalem, Cristoforo da Bologna

Entry into Jerusalem, Cristoforo da Bologna

Entry into Jerusalem, Armadio degli Argenti

Entry into Jerusalem, Armadio degli Argenti

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