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Dome of the Rock
Jerusalem Temple
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Dome of the Rock
Dome of the Rock (Arab. Kubbet es-Sakhra). The Muslim shrine in *Jerusalem, built in the area of the Jewish *Temple. It was completed in AD 691/2. The rock from which it takes its name is believed by Muslims to be that from which Muhammad ascended to heaven, and by Jews to be that on which *Abraham
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Dome of the Rock
Dome of the RockThe oldest Islamic monument still in existence is the Dome of the Rock, a shrine in Jerusalem that dates to the late 7th century ad. The rock over which the shrine was built is sacred to both Muslims and Jews. The Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, is traditionally believed to have
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
Dome of the Rock
Dome of the RockThe Dome of the Rock, a Muslim shrine constructed in a.d. 688–691, is one of the most recognizable landmarks of present-day Jerusalem. It sits in the center of what was the Jewish Temple Mount in the biblical period. According to Muslim tradition, the rock enshrined below the dome is