John the Baptist
noun see John I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • John the Baptist — Saint John the Baptist John the Baptist by Bartolomeo Veneto 16th century Prophet, Preacher, Forerunner, Martyr Born c. 5 BC Died 3 …   Wikipedia

  • John the Baptist — noun A New Testament prophet who baptized Jesus. He was executed by Herod Antipas at the request of Salome. In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand …   Wiktionary

  • John the Baptist — the forerunner and baptizer of Jesus. Matt. 3. * * * …   Universalium

  • John the Baptist (Caravaggio) — John the Baptist (sometimes called John in the Wilderness ) was the subject of at least eight paintings by the Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 ndash;1610).The story of John the Baptist is told in the Gospels. John… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Baptist (producer) — John Hitchman Jr., better known as John the Baptist, is a hip hop producer who is affiliated with the Wu Tang Clan. His production company is called Deadly Venoms Productions. =Production credits= *Killah Priest Heavy Mental (Studio album… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Baptist,Saint — John the Baptist,Saint. First century B.C. Jewish prophet who in the New Testament baptized and prepared the way for Jesus. He was executed by Herod Antipas at the behest of Salome. * * * …   Universalium

  • John the Baptist, Saint — • Lengthy article on the Precursor Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John the Baptist, Saint — born 1st century AD Jewish prophet revered in Christianity as the forerunner of Jesus. Sources for his life are the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the historian Josephus. His mother, Elizabeth, was perhaps a relative of Mary; his… …   Universalium

  • The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist — Infobox Painting| title=The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist artist=Leonardo da Vinci year=c. 1499 ndash;1500 type=charcoal, black and white chalk on tinted paper height=141.5 width=104.6 city=London museum=National Gallery… …   Wikipedia

  • The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (Caravaggio) — Infobox Painting| title=The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist artist=Caravaggio year=1608 type=Oil on canvas height=361 width=520 city=Valletta museum=St. John s Co CathedralThe Beheading of Saint John the Baptist is a painting finished in 1608 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”