City of David

City of David,

in the Bible, epithet of BethlehemBethlehem
[Heb.,=house of bread or house of Lahm, a goddess], Arab. Bayt Lahm, town (2003 est. pop. 28,000), in the West Bank. It is traditionally considered the birthplace of Jesus and is one of the world's great shrines.
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, the birthplace of David, and of JerusalemJerusalem
, Heb. Yerushalayim, Arab. Al Quds, city (1994 pop. 578,800), capital of Israel. East Jerusalem is also claimed by Palestinians as a future capital, and most nations have not formally recognized the city as the capital of Israel in the belief that its
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, his capital.
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References in classic literature ?
LET us hurry to the walls," said Abel-Phittim to Buzi-Ben-Levi and Simeon the Pharisee, on the tenth day of the month Thammuz, in the year of the world three thousand nine hundred and fortyone--let us hasten to the ramparts adjoining the gate of Benjamin, which is in the city of David, and overlooking the camp of the uncircumcised; for it is the last hour of the fourth watch, being sunrise; and the idolaters, in fulfilment of the promise of Pompey, should be awaiting us with the lambs for the sacrifices."
An Israeli human rights group, Peace Now, refers to plans for the City of David as "the transformation of Silwan into a Disneyland of the messianic extreme right-wing".
After six years of extensive archaeological excavations led by the Israel Antiquities Authority, a 350-meter-long section of the Pilgrimage Road was unveiled at a festive ceremony in the City of David. The project was funded by the City of David Foundation who plan to open up the site to the general public in the near future.
The earthquake hit 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Panama's coastal and second largest city of David, reported Sputnik.
The music star said he would not switch his support for another party despite the decision of the power that be to deny him access to Eko Atlantic for his December concert, tagged: City of David Concert.
These tours are often run though their subsidiary, City of David.
The area is close to the Jewish Quarter of the Old City and the City of David, an expropriated section of Silwan, where hardline Jewish settler groups are based.
The Worthy Virgin: Mary Purnell and Her City of David
The text I am thinking about is Luke Chapter 2, more specifically the angel's words to the shepherds on the first Christmas: "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord." I am focusing on the three titles: Saviour, Christ, and Lord.
After a more than 10-year archaeological dig, itAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA was found in City of David, which is south of the Old City walls and the Temple Mount.
"Discovering the City of David: A Journey To The Source" brings the wealth of archaeological finds and detailed research of ancient Jerusalem to the doorstep of non-specialist general readers for the first time.