This site was published in May 2012, with a new technological platform, redesigned graphics and contents reorganized in simpler navigation paths. The project builds on a number of texts written in the year by Professors of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum and the Custody of the Holy Land.

Project Manager:
Silvio Rogelio de la Fuente OFM

Project Coordinator:
Paolo Padrini, Emanuela Compri

Design of structure:
Silvio Rogelio de la Fuente OFM, Paolo Padrini, Francesco Zazza

Scientific referent:
Eugenio Alliata OFM

Technological Development:

Graphic Development:
Filippo Andreacchio -

Editing text:
Emanuela Compri, Valeria Vestrelli

Scientific contribution to:
Virgilio Corbo OFM, Stanislao Loffreda OFM, Eugenio Alliata OFM, Marcelo Ariel Cicchinelli OFM, Massimo Carlino OFM, Lino Cignelli OFM, Emmanuele Testa OFM, Augusto Spijkerman OFM, Bruno Callegher. 

Web Content Manager:
Emanuela Compri, Valeria Vestrelli

David Brodsky, Susana Garcia Quirantes, Amélie de la Hougue.

Marie Armelle Beaulieu, Marco Gavasso, Photo archives of the Custody and Ats Pro Terra Santa photo archives; Photo archives of the Excavations of Caparnaum - Studium Biblicum Franciscanum.

Photographs spirituality section:
made by Tissot James; Copyright © 2004–2011 the Brooklyn Museum

Virtual Tour:
Marco Gavasso

3D Reconstruction - Virtual Archaeology:
Luciano Pugliese & Antonio Leopardi
with the scientific contribution of p. Stanislao Loffreda OFM
and p. Eugenio Alliata OFM for the Custody of the Holy Land.

Thanks to:
Studium Biblicum Franciscanum for giving us access to the archive of plants, books, drawings and photos; Marc Homedes Palau for the iconographic research.

The site is constructed and managed using the CAMO
Content Management System platform


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