|Hebrew: Har HaBayith|
|Elevation||743 m (2,438 ft)|
In Judaism it is the location of the two Jewish Temples, and is believed to be the place where Adam was born, where Adam built an altar for God, where Cain and Abel offer their sacrifices, and where Abraham offered Isaac as a sacrifice. In Hebrew it is called Har haBáyit (הַר הַבַּיִת) or Har haMoria (הַר הַמוריה).
It is also associated with Biblical prophets who are venerated in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Gallery[change | change source]
Bab al-Silsila minaret
Dome of the Chain
Cotton Merchant's Gate
Referenced[change | change source]
- "TEMPLE IN RABBINICAL LITERATURE - JewishEncyclopedia.com". www.jewishencyclopedia.com.
Other websites[change | change source]
- New Evidence of the Royal Stoa and Roman Flames Archived 2012-02-29 at the Wayback Machine Biblical Archaeology Review
- Virtual Walking Tour of Al-Haram Al-Sharif ("The Noble Sanctuary")
- Mount Sifting Project