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IL BAMBINO (Ital. for " the Babe ")

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 302 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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IL BAMBINO (Ital. for " the Babe "), the name given in art to the image of the infant Jesus in swaddling clothes common in Roman Catholic churches. The most famous is the miracle-working Santissimo Bambino in the church of Ara Coeli at Rome, the festival of which is celebrated on the feast of tht-Epiphany (January 6).
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