Epiphany Day Celebration in Tarpon Springs in 1985

Date: January 6, 1985

Source: S1577 , Container 11

Type: Still Image

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Description

  • Nine black and white images, plus negatives. Images of the Epiphany Day celebration held each 6 Janaury in Tarpon Springs, which boasts a large Greek American population. Images include sponge boats, people cooking lambs, dances, and Nicklis Olympic Restaurant. The Epiphany of Our Lord is a Chrisitan 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.

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