This site was published in June 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:
Paolo Padrini

Project Coordinator:
Paolo Padrini, Doni Ferrari, 

Marie Armelle Beaulieu

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

Scientific referent:
Angelo Garofalo, Eugenio Alliata OFM

Technological Development:
Fotonica Srl

Graphic Development:
Filippo Andreacchio -

Editing text:
Emanuela Compri

Web Content Manager:
Emanuela Compri

David Brodsky, Amélie de la Hougue, Josè Luise Albares, Studio Moretto

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.

Virtual Tour:
Marco Gavasso

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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