Who was on the cross next to Jesus?

Who was on the 3 crosses with Jesus?

The subject is Jesus Christ on the cross, flanked by the two thieves who were crucified with him, and the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, weeping and supported by the Evangelist.

The Three Crosses
Artist Rembrandt van Rijn
Year 1653
Medium Etching and drypoint
Dimensions 394 mm × 456 mm (15.5 in × 18.0 in)

What is the story behind the three crosses?

The three crosses represent Jesus and the two thieves that were crucified on the hill top, with everybody watching. … Some people get these three crosses to show their faith in their religion, one cross being the father, the other being the son, and the third being the holy ghost.

What did Gestas and Dismas steal?

Among his doings was that he stole the holy vessels of the Temple and stripped naked the daughter of Caiaphas, Sarah by name, who was priestess of the sanctuary. So defiant was GESTAS. But finally Dismas and GESTAS were caught by the assesination of a woman who with her children was going from Jerusalem to Joppa.

Who was with Mary and Mary Magdalene at the cross?

Narrative comparison

Matthew Luke
Women at the cross Matthew 27:55–56 many women … who had followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering to him, among whom were Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Joseph and the mother of the sons of Zebedee Luke 23:49 the women who had followed him from Galilee
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Was Mary Mother of Jesus at the Crucifixion?

Mary is only explicitly said to be at the Cross in John’s gospel but there are hints that she was there in the other gospels. In John’s Gospel she’s actually placed at the Crucifixion; Mary stands with the disciples, and they’re entrusted to one another’s care by the dying Jesus from the cross.