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Damascus Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Damascus Gate
Damascus Gate (שער שכם‎, sh'r shkm). Constructed during the Second Temple period and located in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Damascus Gate
Damascus GateThe principal gate in the northern wall of the modern Old City of Jerusalem. Constructed ca. 1538–39 c.e. by Suleiman the Magnificent, it leads to the major north-south street, the Cardo Maximus of the Roman city Aelia Capitolina. The name derives from the early Christian tradition that
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Damascus Gate
Damascus Gate. †The principal gate in the northern wall of the modern Old City of Jerusalem. Constructed ca. A.D. 1538–1539 by Suleiman the Magnificent, it leads to the major north-south street, the Cardo Maximus of the Roman city Aelia Capitolina. The name derives from the early Christian tradition