Mount of Olives


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Mount of Olives:

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or Olivet
, ridge, E of Jerusalem, mentioned in the Old Testament as the scene of David's flight from the city, Ezekiel's theophany, and Zechariah's prophecy, and in the New Testament as a frequent resort of Jesus and the scene of his Ascension.
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Olives, Mount of,

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Olivet

(ŏl`ĭvĕt), ridge, E of Jerusalem, mentioned in the Old Testament as the scene of David's flight from the city, Ezekiel's theophany, and Zechariah's prophecy, and in the New Testament as a frequent resort of Jesus and the scene of his Ascension. The principal hill of the mount is often called "the Ascension." Bethany and Bethphage lie near its foot, and the garden of Gethsemane is on the western slope. 2 Sam. 15.30; Ezek. 11.23; Zech. 14.4; Mat. 21.1; Acts 1.12.
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We could recognize the Tower of Hippicus, the Mosque of Omar, the Damascus Gate, the Mount of Olives, the Valley of Jehoshaphat, the Tower of David, and the Garden of Gethsemane--and dating from these landmarks could tell very nearly the localities of many others we were not able to distinguish.
"And it is the dream of my heart that our English pennons shall wave upon the Mount of Olives, and the lions and lilies float over the holy city."
The following day he would watch his mother being buried next to his father on the Mount of Olives, in Jerusalem.
The last time was on the Mount of Olives, before he rose to the sky and disappeared behind the clouds, according to the Bible.
This came as police rounded up a Palestinian from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Tur on the Mount of Olives.
Among the many highlights will be visits to the Dome of the Rock, walking the Stations of the Cross, the Mount of Olives, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Gardens of Gethsemane, Nazareth, Jericho, Mount Tabor, the site of Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist, and Cana.
Jesus weeps over Jerusalem as he approaches the city from the Mount of Olives. He is saddened because its inhabitants do not realize what makes for peace.
The papers are then buried on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives in accordance with ritual.
However, this has not stopped other areas from being demolished, as residents of the Bedouin Village on the Mount of Olives could not stop the demolition of a kindergarten and women's center by Israeli forces.
The golden-domed Russian Orthodox church where her tomb is, on the Mount of Olives above the Old City in east Jerusalem, is situated in the Garden of Gethsamane.
On the last morning of his tour, Prince William is expected to drop by his grandmother's burial ground following a trip from the (https://www.yahoo.com/news/britains-prince-william-historic-trip-israel-west-bank-095443433.html) Mount of Olives above the Old City of Jerusalem to St.