Arimathaea


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Ar•i•ma•thae•a

or Ar•i•ma•the•a

(ˌær ə məˈθi ə)

n.
a town in ancient Palestine. Matt. 27:57.
Ar`i•ma•thae′an, adj.
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Researcher Dr Gordon Strachan believes it was probable that Jesus treaded several places in the country with his uncle, Joseph of Arimathaea, for his understanding of spirituality.
As legend has it, St Joseph of Arimathaea, who is said to have donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus, was one of the merchants to have visited Somerset in search of ore and he travelled down the River Brue the short distance to Glastonbury.
Legend says Joseph of Arimathaea built the first Christian church here and that Arthur and Guinevere are buried in Glastonbury.