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I. Old Testament – II. Judaism – III. New Testament – IV. Early Church – V. Patriarchates – VI. Islam – VII. Religious and Political Situation Today – VIII. Archaeology

I. Old Testament

Jerusalem (ירושׁלם/yerûšālēm, MT yerûšālayim) was founded c. 1800 bce as a fortified town in the central Palestinian uplands at a strategic point for transportation between northern and…

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Otto, Eckart, Hezser, Catherine, Dan, Joseph, Küchler, Max, Bieberstein, Klaus, Plank, Peter and Busse, Heribert, “Jerusalem”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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