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Trips & Tours To The Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives and the Mount of Olives associated sites in the Christian tradition are mentioned in the New Testament. Bethany, a village located there during the Jewish Second Temple (Elazar today) on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives), linked a number of traditions. Established at Bethany Jesus resurrected Lazarus (Lazarus) (Gospel of John, Chapter XI.) Bethany mentioned as the place where Jesus stayed before his arrest. Gospel of Luke, Bethany is a place ascension of Jesus to heaven after a resurgent spent in students 40 days. According to later Christian tradition, Jesus will return to again even the end of days.

Peggy recalls a place next to Jesus cursed the fig tree without fruit. Jesus asked his disciples to bring him to the city from Peggy and the village began to remember the place from which Christ's triumphal march to Jerusalem (Gospel of Matthew chapter each). Stood on the Mount of Olives, the house of Simon the leper, also mentioned in the New Testament.

The Mount of Olives is described in the Christian tradition as the place where Jesus stood and cried over the destruction of Jerusalem, the place where predicted the destruction of the Temple and the end of the world. Gethsemane, identified at the foot of the Mount of Olives, is mentioned as the place where Jesus spent his last night before his arrest and the place where the betrayer was arrested after one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot.

According Description of Cyril appeared at -351 glowing cross over Jerusalem: "Jerusalem sky appeared a great light lay between Calvary Mount of Olives and see all the city's residents." Or it lasts several hours and caused great excitement in Jerusalem. Late Christian tradition has placed at the foot of the Mount of Olives the burial place of Mary, mother of Jesus. Another tradition related to Mary refers to the area on which the Seven Arches Hotel today. The area is called the "shelf" or "Al Kada": seat. Site associated with the tradition that Mary sat to rest here as she made her way to the Mount of Olives and Bethany.

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