In apocryphal writings, the impenitent thief is given the name Gestas , which first appears in the Gospel of Nicodemus, while his companion is called Dismas . Christian tradition holds that Gestas was on the cross to the left of Jesus and Dismas was on the cross to the right of Jesus.
Las Tres Marías , the Three Maries, are the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene , and Mary of Cleofas . They are often depicted at the crucifixion of Jesus Christ or at his tomb.
John alone among the Apostles remained near Jesus at the foot of the cross on Calvary alongside myrrhbearers and numerous other women; following the instruction of Jesus from the Cross, John took Mary, the mother of Jesus, into his care as the last legacy of Jesus.
The Descent from the Cross (Greek: Ἀποκαθήλωσις, Apokathelosis), or Deposition of Christ, is the scene, as depicted in art, from the Gospels’ accounts of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus taking Christ down from the cross after his crucifixion (John 19:38–42).
According to tradition, the Good Thief was crucified to Jesus ‘ right and the other thief was crucified to his left. For this reason, depictions of the crucifixion of Jesus often show Jesus ‘ head inclined to his right, showing his acceptance of the Good Thief .
And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi Eloi lama sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” This is the only saying which appears in more than one Gospel, and is a quote from Psalm 22:1 (or probably Psalm 42:9).
Jesus had five brothers, namely, James (Ya’qov), Simon (Shim’on), Judah (Yehudah), Joses (Yosef) and Thomas (Toma’). And he also had two sisters, Rachel (Rakhel) and Lea (Le’ah).
Some apocryphal accounts state that at the time of her betrothal to Joseph, Mary was 12–14 years old . According to ancient Jewish custom, Mary could have been betrothed at about 12. Hyppolitus of Thebes says that Mary lived for 11 years after the death of her son Jesus, dying in 41 AD.
Three Marys present at the crucifixion of Jesus; Three Marys at the tomb of Jesus on Easter Sunday; Three Marys as daughters of Saint Anne.
Mary Magdalene as trusted disciple For its part, the Bible gave no hint that Mary Magdalene was Jesus’s wife . None of the four canonical gospels suggests that sort of relationship, even though they list the women who travel with Jesus and in some cases include their husbands’ names.
In John’s Gospel she’s actually placed at the Crucifixion; Mary stands with the disciples, and they’re entrusted to one another’s care by the dying Jesus from the cross. But it’s unlikely that Jesus would have been able to communicate with anyone from the cross.
In the Synoptic Gospels, various supernatural events accompany the crucifixion, including darkness, an earthquake, and (in Matthew) the resurrection of saints. Following Jesus ‘ death, his body was removed from the cross by Joseph of Arimathea and buried in a rock-hewn tomb, with Nicodemus assisting.
The transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana is the first miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John.