Although the history of Bethlehem had principle undoubtedly after great event coming to this world the Son of God by pure circumstances in a small village Bhetlem called Judea , but although concrete well everything that happened before and after the birth of Jesus, thanks to the testimonies written by two of the four evangelists , Matthew and San Lucas , making two versions from benchmark their arrival at world of our Savior. But it is not until well into the century XIII, when most people worry about investigate further the life of Jesus and mainly everything related to the events of the mystery of his birth, creating even plays of the life and death of Jesus Christ , they at were generally represented within churches and convents, until the people the endorsed and are staged outside religious buildings. SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDER A TRADITION Fortunately one of the first representations which has reference fura religious walls, was the who performed at Christmas 1223 , after being granted permission to do the Pope Honorius III to San Francisco de Asis, "The Saint of Joy " as his contemporaries knew him , for this task have to chose a humble stable in the slopes of Mount Greccio , the Italian Umbria , set up a makeshift recreating natural scenery to represent St. Joseph and Mary in figures life-size cardboard cut , being the child monumental or mud, meat and bone were the ox and the mule. To do this staging first Once , San Francisco via the friars their community , spread the word of that night would be represented in a Greccio cave on Mount modest staging the coming of Jesus to the world , He asked the people of Retti valley, as did the shepherds and neighbors of the town of Bhetlem 1223 years ago, come closer and offered her child in her songs and present to make more realistic representation and that these people take participation Direct from that night happen for the first time in history that corner of the medieval Italy. CHILD IS MADE OF TRUTH Popular legend has it that this appointed night , God made a great miracle , since taking the Child San Francisco betweenyour hands so that these will come
kissing him , he became flesh and bone, while crumbling aqullq cave lit with flashes of light radiant and celestial, than it ever witnessed the event could not believe what they had seen , as this case reported to Retti neighbors , who were unable or unwilling go to celebrate for the first time humble birth of the son of God. From this unforgettable night without realize the Friar Francis of Assisi, gave way to the craftsmanship of Bethlehem , since This staging of the coming of Jesus to
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world , had great impact on the religious level and several churches and convents took as tradition representation by Christmas, the birth of the son of God, although the miracle that recounts the legend and