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COUNTRIES, CULTURES, HISTORY / Israel, Holy Land, Palestina


Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world flock to Israel and to the holy land of Christians, Jews and Muslims, Jerusalem, to celebrate Easter, and to visit biblical places like the Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Temple of Salomon, the El-Aqsa Mosque, the magnificent Dome of the Rock and the Mount of Olives. Wailing wall, Wia dolorosa, Via Crucis


 

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Hebron
Hebron
Monostory of Sant Georg
Monostory of Sant Georg
Tel-Susya
Tel-Susya
Jericho, Tell es-Sultan
Jericho: er Tell es-Sultan-Riha, Eriha, Yeriho. Oldest city in the world. Discovered and excavated by Kathleen Kenyon in her Trench I, the Neolithic tower was built and destroyed in Pre-Pottery Neolithic A, which Kenyon dated to 8000-7000 B.C. The 8m diameter tower stands 8m tall and was connected on the inside of a 4m thick wall.
The Way of Sorrow- Ninth Station
The Way of Sorrow- Ninth Station –A column near the Ethiopian monastery shows the place where Jesus fell for the third time.
The Way of Sorrow- Second station
The Way of Sorrow, Second station_Second Station- the Chapel of the Flagellation where tradition holds that Jesus was interrogated by Pilate. The Franciscans begin their weekly procession through the Stations of the Cross here, on Friday afternoons. This modest chapel was built on the site of a Crusader oratory. Inside are glass panel representing the scourging of Jesus (center), Pilate cleansing his hands of the blood of the innocent (left), and the liberation of Barabas (right). Ecce Homo Arch – this is the second station along the Via Dolorosa. In the 16th century, pilgrims began to refer to the arch as Ecce Homo Arch, referring to Pilate’s declaration as he presented Jesus to the crowd of spectators –Behold the man!-.In reality it is part of a triumphal arch built by Hadrian in 135 A.D. to commemorate his conquest of Jerusalem. The original arch had three parts> the largest, central arch which spans the Via Dolorosa, the left arch which is no longer in existence, and the right arc that can still be seen today inside the Church of the Sisters of Zion.
The Way of Sorrow- Fifth Station
Way of Sorrow- Fifth Station. – As the inscription above the door of this Franciscan chapel says, here Simon of Cyrene took the cross from Jesus and carried it on to Golgotha. This is mentioned in three Gospels, but not in that of John.
The Way of Sorrow- Sixth Station
The Way of Sorrow, Sixth Station. Church of St. Veronica. The Armenian Orthodox church here recalls Veronica who wiped the brow of Jesus with her veil. The impressions of His face remained on the veil which has been kept in St. Peter’s since 707. Inside the church is the tomb of St. Veronica.
The Way of Sorrow- First Station
the Chapel of the Flagellation where tradition holds that Jesus was interrogated by Pilate. The Franciscans and Pilgrim's begin their weekly procession through the Stations of the Cross here, on Friday afternoons. This modest chapel was built on the site of a Crusader oratory. Inside are glass panel representing the scourging of Jesus (center), Pilate cleansing his hands of the blood of the innocent (left), and the liberation of Barabas (right).

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