Diving for the gold cross during the Feast of the Epiphany

Date: January 6, 1977

Source: S1577 , Container 16 , P77-112

Type: Still Image

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  • Black and white print. Copyrighted photogrpah by the newspaper Clearwater Sun. Greek American males diving for a gold cross during an Feast of the Epiphany celebration. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Christian rite celebrated within the Eastern Orthodox faith. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ,thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas (on 6 January). Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American community.

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