A Nativity scene (crib (english), krubba, ) is generally a depiction of the birth or birthplace of Jesus. In some cultures, the word for "nativity scene" is also used for any other diorama showing a scene from the life of Jesus.
For tradition in Italy see also:
- Presepe genovese (Italian presepe according Genoa School)
- Presepe napoletano a Maiori (Italian presepe according Napoletanean School)
- Presepi a Prato e Provincia (Cribs in Prato and his province:Catthedral,San Francesco,San Domenico,San Bartolomeo,Santa Maria in La Pieta' and more and in his province(Vergaio,Casale etc))
- Giro dei presepi a Migliana (Cribs tours with many cribs and a nativity scene in all the village of Migliana on the Prato appennines
- Presepi dal Mondo a Poggio a Caiano (PO) (Cribs from all the world at the Institute of the Minim sisters:More than 500 cribs)
Giotto di Bondone: Francis of Assisi founds the crib tradition at Greccio
Gutenzell, Southern Germany: Nativity scene (1704), Adoration of the Magi (detail: Holy Family and messenger angels)
Jesus Rides into Jerusalem at Klosterlechfeld, Southern Germany
Traditional nativity scene in Portugal.
In Ulsted Kirke, Denmark
Krippenbild in Uchtelfangen