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.
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.
These tours are often run though their subsidiary, City of David.
The settlement complex, the City of David, is located on that road.
A Descriptive Bibliography of Imprints from the Israelite House of David and Mary's City of David, 1902-2010
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.
The second part is a guided tour of all the major sites in the City of David.
The fortress, that was built some 3,800 years ago, was uncovered during a 15-year archeological dig in the City of David, one of the most complex and unique digs ever done in Israel.
The angel speaks to the shepherds in the fields giving them the familiar gospel: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior .
Elad's City of David brooks no ambiguity or entanglement, however.
Jerusalem, Aug 31 (ANI): Israeli archaeologists have unveiled a 2,000-year-old semi-precious cameo bearing the image of Cupid from the City of David.
CDATA[ The City of David invites the public this Passover to join the exciting search for ancient artifacts in rubble taken from the Temple Mount.