A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and Durham cathedrals.
Porch located at the entrance of a church.
a porch at the western end of the church used as a chapel for women or penitents. Sometimes the word refers to the entire western end of the nave.
Both a province and a lake. The province was in the central section of Palestine and was ruled over by Herod Antipas at the time of Jesus' ministry. Lake Galilee is a body of fresh water approximately twelve miles long and eight miles wide, more than six hundred feet below sea level.
Hebrew gliha-hoyim, "district of the Gentiles" -- region of northern Israel where Jesus came from. Galilean was a term for a Christian. A galilee is a porch or chapel at the western entrance of certain medieval churches, so named because it's at the less sacred end of the church, compared with the Galilee of the Gentiles.
A subordinate and accessory room, usually near the entrance. (also used to refer to halls outside of chapels)
A one-story porch or chapel at the entrance of a church house.
an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry
a vestibule or occasionally a chapel, originally for penitents and usually at the west end of a church
Fertile region in northern Israel heavily populated by Palestinians.
From Latin Galilaeae, or Greek Galilaia, the Septuagint translation for Hebrew Galil (Aramaic Galeela). This was one of the provinces of Israel during the Roman occupation, including an area given by King Solomon as a gift to King Hiram.
Porch attached to the west end of the church
The northern part of Palestine, specifically the territories north and west of the Sea of Galilee.
Galilee was the northern province of Roman-occupied Palestine. It spanned the country from the river Jordan to the Mediterranean Sea. This is the region where Jesus was brought up in the town of Nazareth. The river Jordan flows through the Sea of Galilee, where some of the disciples of Jesus fished, and then down to the Dead Sea.
The Galilee ( ha-Galil, al-Jaleel), meaning "circuit", is a large region overlapping with much of the North District of Israel.
A galilee is a chapel or porch at the west end of some churches where penitents waited before admission to the body of the church and where clergy received women who had business with them.