WITHIN THE WALLED CITY: PART 2
                      Jerusalem, Israel
                       November 2008
Left, at the Ramparts Walk on top
of the walls built by Suleiman
In the background is the Citadel or
Tower of David
It is ...
From here, one can see a park where in ancient times children were
sacrificed (2 Chron 28:3; Jer 7:31)—Ge-hinnom or “valle...
The Church of the Dormition where the Virgin Mary is thought to fall into
eternal sleep
It was built in the 19th century b...
Shops within the Armenian Quarter
In the compound of Christ Church, part of CMJ or the Church's Ministry
Among Jewish People, a British Christian Zionist or...
The Jewish Quarter gives you a different feel—it makes you feel like you
are in an European city
Standing beside an unfinished
replica of the candlestick that
was in the Temple (Ex 25:31-40)
Unlike the Temple candlestic...
The Roman Ha-Kardo (Cardo), the             The Crusaders used it as the main
north-south axis of the city, is found in   ...
This 6th-century mosaic map of the walled city was found on the floor of
a church in Medeba, Jordan
The Cardo is depicted ...
At dusk in the Jewish   A delicately-embroidered   A dimly lighted corner
shopping alley of the   prayer shawl
New Cardo
Here, excavations reveals the outer wall of the city of King Hezekiah
The walled city has so
much beauty &
interesting sights to
behold besides the holy
sites that Christian
pilgrims visit
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  1. 1. WITHIN THE WALLED CITY: PART 2 Jerusalem, Israel November 2008
  2. 2. Left, at the Ramparts Walk on top of the walls built by Suleiman In the background is the Citadel or Tower of David It is part of the 3 towers built by Herod in 24 BCE for the people closest to him: his brother Phasael (top), his wife Mariamne, & his friend Hippicus The minaret was built in the 17th century by the Ottoman Turks
  3. 3. From here, one can see a park where in ancient times children were sacrificed (2 Chron 28:3; Jer 7:31)—Ge-hinnom or “valley of the son of Hinnom”
  4. 4. The Church of the Dormition where the Virgin Mary is thought to fall into eternal sleep It was built in the 19th century by the German Catholics of the Benedictine Order The area around it is where Mt Zion is located
  5. 5. Shops within the Armenian Quarter
  6. 6. In the compound of Christ Church, part of CMJ or the Church's Ministry Among Jewish People, a British Christian Zionist organisation of the Anglican Church founded in the 1840s
  7. 7. The Jewish Quarter gives you a different feel—it makes you feel like you are in an European city
  8. 8. Standing beside an unfinished replica of the candlestick that was in the Temple (Ex 25:31-40) Unlike the Temple candlestick, this is only gold-plated rather than made of pure gold
  9. 9. The Roman Ha-Kardo (Cardo), the The Crusaders used it as the main north-south axis of the city, is found in market street the Jewish Quarter This portion dates to the time of Emperor Justinian in the 6th century
  10. 10. This 6th-century mosaic map of the walled city was found on the floor of a church in Medeba, Jordan The Cardo is depicted with two rows of colonnades running the length of the city from north to south
  11. 11. At dusk in the Jewish A delicately-embroidered A dimly lighted corner shopping alley of the prayer shawl New Cardo
  12. 12. Here, excavations reveals the outer wall of the city of King Hezekiah
  13. 13. The walled city has so much beauty & interesting sights to behold besides the holy sites that Christian pilgrims visit
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