John the Baptist

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Deutsch: Johannes der Täufer, Prediger in Palästina um das Jahr 30, eine zentralen Figuren des Christentums, des Islams, des Mandäismus und der Evangelien.
English: John the Baptist was a preacher in Palestine around 30 AD. He is mentioned in the New Testament.

Places and ancient images[edit]



Birth and youth[edit]

John in desert[edit]


Baptism of Christ[edit]


Salome with head[edit]

Burial and relics[edit]

Selected works[edit]

Russian icons[edit]

Rogier van der Weyden's «Johannes-Altar», b.1445[edit]