Guides of Istanbul – The Monastery of the Holy Savior in ChoraPosted: December 20, 2008
- The Journey to Bethlehem, The Monastery of the Holy Savior in Chora, Istanbul
(1) In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (2) (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) (3) And everyone went to his own town to register. (4) So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. (5) He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child.
- The Enrollment for Taxation of Joseph and the Virgin Mary, The Monastery of the Holy Savior in Chora, Istanbul