Ancient Walls Surrounding Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 18 December 2018
Ancient Walls Surrounding Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The site of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is identified as the place both of the crucifixion and the tomb of Jesus of Nazareth. Despite the mutilations of the centuries, the Holy Sepulchre remains a fascinating complex of structures and is of key importance for several phases of medieval architectural history, ‘imitations’ being built all over Europe and the Americas.


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 18). Ancient Walls Surrounding Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9751/

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Wiener, James B. "Ancient Walls Surrounding Church of the Holy Sepulchre." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 18, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9751/.

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Wiener, James B. "Ancient Walls Surrounding Church of the Holy Sepulchre." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Dec 2018. Web. 15 Nov 2019.

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