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Jesus Christ

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[[Image:Pantokrator of Sinai.jpg|right|frame|[[Icon]] of our Lord Jesus Christ at [[St. Catherine's Monastery (Sinai)]]]]
[[Image:ChristChora.JPG|right|thumbnail|[[Byzantine]] mural of Jesus Christ at [[Church of the Holy Saviour in the Country (Istanbul,Turkey)|Chora Church]], Istanbul]]
Our Lord, God and Savior '''Jesus Christ''' is the [[Incarnation|incarnate]] Second Person of the [[Holy Trinity]], the only begotten [[Son of God]], fully God and fully man, born in time of the [[Theotokos|Virgin Mary]] and begotten from before all time of [[God]] the Father.
== History ==
Historians agree that Jesus Christ was born <ref>The [[Nativity]] of Christ is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox church [[December 25]] (New Calendar) and [[ January 7]] (Old Calendar).</ref> in Bethlehem to [[Theotokos|Mariam]]<ref> Mariam, the Virgin [[Theotokos]], was the daughter of [[Ioachim]] Joachim and [[Anna]], who were descendants of King [[Righteous David|David]].</ref> nine months after the [[Annunciation]]. The timing of His birth has been dated between 749 and 754 from the foundation of the city of Rome.<ref>The accepted chronology AD (Anno Domini) begins from the year 754, from the foundation of Rome.</ref>.
What is known about the events of Jesus Christ's life, miracles and conversations are documented by the four books of the [[Gospels]].<ref> The four Evangelists [[Apostle Matthew|Matthew]], [[Apostle Mark|Mark]], [[Apostle Luke|Luke]] and [[Apostle John|John]].</ref>.
The greatest events are celebrated liturgically as [[Great Feasts]] by the Orthodox church and others, such as various miracles, are also included throughout the Liturgical year:
=== Jesus Christ ===
*'''"Jesus"''' is a transliteration, occurring in a number of languages and based on the Latin ''Iesus'', of the Greek &Iota;&eta;&sigma;&omicron;&upsilon;&sigmaf; (Iēsoûs), itself a Hellenisation of the Hebrew יהושע (Yehoshua) or Hebrew-[[Aramaic ]] ישוע (Yeshua ), (Joshua), meaning "the Lord saves".
*'''"Christ"''' is His title derived from the Greek ''&Chi;&rho;&iota;&sigma;&tau;&omicron;&sigmaf;'' (Christós), meaning the "Anointed One", a translation of the Hebrew-derived ''Mashiach'' ("Messiah").<ref> A ''Messiah'' is a king anointed at God's direction or with God's approval.</ref>
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