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  Kingdom of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerusalem itself was lost to Saladin in 1187, and in the 13th century the Kingdom was reduced to a small strip of land along the Mediterranean coast, dominated by a few cities.
In Jerusalem itself the greatest architectural endeavour was the expansion of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in western Gothic style.
With the death of Conradin the kingdom was inherited by King Hugh III of Cyprus.
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 Kings of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Jerusalem had its origins in the First Crusade, when Godfrey of Bouillon took the title Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri, "Protector of the Holy Sepulcher", in 1099 and was crowned in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
After the end of the kingdom, Henry II of Cyprus continued to use the title "King of Jerusalem." After his death the title was claimed by his direct heirs, the Kings of Cyprus.
Melisende was the youngest daughter of Isabella, Queen of Jerusalem and her fourth husband King-Consort Amalric II of Jerusalem.
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 Temple in Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to Professor Mary Ann Tolbert of the Pacific School of Religion, the Temple in Jerusalem was originally built as a house for Yahweh or the God of Ancient Israel.
The Temples that Jerusalem Forgot by Dr. Martin was made even more controversial due to the fact that he had previously spent five years engaged in excavations near the Western Wall in a joint project between Hebrew University and Ambassador College, publisher of The Plain Truth magazine edited by Herbert W. Armstrong.
On December 27, 2004, it was reported in the Toronto-based The Globe and Mail that the Israel Museum in Jerusalem concluded that the ivory pomegranate that everyone believed had once adorned a scepter used by the high priest in Solomon's Temple was a fake.
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It was his intention to transform Jerusalem into a Greek metropolis and his desecration of the Temple that provoked a Jewish insurrection; the ensuing revolt, headed by the Hasmonaeans and led by Judah Maccabee, succeeded in liberating Jerusalem.
Jerusalem was governed by Roman procurators residing in Caesarea, and ceased to function as the capital of Judea -- although the municipal government remained in the hands of the Jewish high priest and Sanhedrin (rabbinical council), which fulfilled the functions of a municipal council.
Jerusalem was established as the capital of the Latin Kingdom in the Holy Land.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jerusalem (Before A.D. 71)
Jerusalem is situated in latitude 31° 46' 45" N. and longitude 35° 13' 25" E. of Greenwich, about 32 English miles in a straight line from the Mediterranean on the west, and 13 from the Dead Sea on the east.
Notwithstanding the difficulty of access in its natural situation, Jerusalem is the centre of a network of ancient roads which connect it, on the east, with Jericho and the Jordan; on the south, with Hebron and Gaza; on the west, with Jaffa and Caesarea; on the north, with Samaria and Galilee.
Upon this, Sennacherib, King of Nineve, who was at war with Egypt, invaded Palestine from the south, and sent his chief officers from Lachis to Jerusalem, with a numerous army, to summon the king to surrender at discretion.
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The Muslims retook Jerusalem in 1244 in the first of a series of victories for Islam that finally, with the reconquest of Acre in 1291, brought the Latin Kingdom to an end.
In 1099 Godfrey participated in the siege and capture of Jerusalem; offered the title of king of Jerusalem, he refused it for religious reasons and was instead named baron and defender of the Holy Sepulcher.
In 1444 Charles VII, king of France, consummated an agreement at Lorraine by the terms of which René's eldest daughter, Yolande, was married into the opposition Vaudémont family and Margaret of Anjou, René's second daughter, was married to Henry VI, king of England.
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 The Saga of Jerusalem
Their efforts to take Jerusalem were initially unsuccessful, although the outlying areas surrounding the city were taken and the land was given to the tribe of Judah.
Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of
One of King David’s very first efforts was to unite the tribes of the north and south by capturing Jerusalem from the Jebusites, and making the city the political and religious capital of the Kingdom of Israel.
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 Amazon.ca: O Jerusalem: Books: Laurie R. King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Perhaps King was afraid that her characters, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, were becoming too cozy as an old married couple, and she wanted to recreate the edgy sexual tension of their first encounter.
King's clear prose and her vivid depiction of a British-occupied Palestine torn between opposing cultures are the book's main strengths.
King makes the point in her foreword that the two books are connected, and the connection is much stronger when they are read back-to-back.
www.amazon.ca /O-Jerusalem-Laurie-R-King/dp/0553581058   (2884 words)

 Kingdom of Jerusalem
During the times when Jerusalem was in the hands of Muslim rulers, the sea port of Acre served as the capital and most important city of the kingdom.
The king had to rest upon the support of the nobles, who had formed a high court in Jerusalem, which had strong influence over the matters of the king.
The French nobleman Godfrey of Bouillon, leader of one of the armies of the Crusade, was chosen to govern the conquered lands with the titles of baron and Defender of the Holy Sepulchre.
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 BBC News | MIDDLE EAST | King sees shared Jerusalem
King Abdullah of Jordan has suggested that Jerusalem could be the joint capital of Israel and a future Palestinian state.
The king - speaking after his return from his first visit to Israel since being crowned monarch a year ago - said Jerusalem should also be a religious centre for all.
King Abdullah and Mr Barak are believed to have discussed the Palestinian and Syrian tracks in the Middle East peace process.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/723520.stm   (483 words)

 King solomon hotel jerusalem , israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The King Solomon Hotel Jerusalem is a luxurious five stars hotel located in the center of Jerusalem at the cross road of the ageless city and its modern counterpart.
All of the King Solomon's rooms are luxurious, large and comfortable.
The views from the top floors are breathtaking, encompassing the Old City and the historical tower of David on the west, to the horizon of the Dead sea and New Jerusalem.
www.inisrael.com /jrmkingsolomon/index.html   (161 words)

Excavations have been made in Jerusalem since 1835, and after 1967, the Israelis increased this activity, uncovering remains of the Herodian period and ruins of a Muslim structure of the 7th or 8th cent.
Church of the New Jerusalem - New Jerusalem, Church of the, or New Church,religious body instituted by the followers of Emanuel...
Baldwin I, Latin king of Jerusalem - Baldwin I (Baldwin of Boulogne), 1058?–1118, Latin king of Jerusalem (1100–1118),...
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 Worship in Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Worship in Jerusalem was recorded live in Jerusalem by King of Kings Assembly, located in the heart of the ancient city of Jerusalem.
Chuck King is the minister of worship at King of Kings Assembly.
He also serves as the music director for the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem, as well as music and artistic director for the Feast of Tabernacles which is the largest annual Christian gathering in the Land of Israel.
www.integritymusic.com /christian/music/83289-Worship-in-Jerusalem.html   (415 words)

 Amazon.com: O Jerusalem: Books: Laurie R. King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
O Jerusalem takes place chronologically in the midst of the first book, The Beekeeper's Apprentice, when Russell and Holmes were still in the process of getting to know each other.
In O Jerusalem, it is setting of the story in the post-World War I Middle East that makes this original.
In particular, O Jerusalem is made strong by the introduction of two characters, Mahmoud and Ali, who are compelling in their own ways.
www.amazon.com /O-Jerusalem-Laurie-R-King/dp/0553110934   (1792 words)

 Jerusalem : Introduction | Frommers.com
Jews longed for the splendid Jerusalem of King Solomon, for the Jerusalem of the great prophets, for the ruined Jerusalem of the Babylonian Captivity, for the modest Jerusalem of the early Second Temple period.
For the redemption of Jerusalem during the Maccabee Revolt in b.c.
During the centuries of the Crusades, Jerusalem was the ethereal vision that moved the armies of Europe and Islam, but for almost 700 years after the Crusades ended, the actual city of Jerusalem existed as a shadowy, forgotten backwater, slowly falling into ruin and decay.
www.frommers.com /destinations/jerusalem/0088010001.html   (546 words)

 'Foulques V' "Fulk V" "the Younger" de ANJOU "King of Jerusalem"
Fulk (Foulques) V. the Younger, born 1092, 9th Count of Anjou, 1109-1129, abdicated, and was King of Jerusalem, 1131-1142, married about 1108 (1) Ermengarde, daughter of Helias, Count of Maine, who died in 1126.
Fulk was born between 1089 and 1092, the son of Count Fulk IV of Anjou and Bertrade de Montfort.
He was originally an opponent of King Henry I of England and a supporter of King Louis VI of France, but in 1127 he allied with Henry when Henry arranged for his daughter Matilda to marry Fulk's son Geoffrey of Anjou.
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 Coenaculum and King David Tomb, Jerusalem
The pillars and the arches, windows and other Gothic style architectural elements are a clear indication the room was built by the Crusaders in the early XIV century, on top of a much older structure most probably pre-dating the first churches erected in Palestine.
The cenotaph of King David (pbuh), on the ground floor, is, together with the Western Wall, one of the places most visited and venerated by people of Jewish faith.
The massive, grandiose stone sarcophagus, draped in a red cloth with the star of David on it, is surmonted by twenty-two crowns of the Torah in solid silver; they represent the sovereigns who, after David (pbuh), succeeded each other on the throne of Israel.
www.atlastours.net /holyland/coenaculum_and_king_david_tomb.html   (379 words)

 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With B
Became King of Jerusalem on 18th July, 1100 after the death of his brother Godfrey of Bouillon.
Edward was the eldest son of John Balliol, the king of the Scots.
Berengaria, the daughter of the King of Navarre, married King Richard I of England on 12th of May 1191 on Cyprus in the chapel of St George at Limassol.
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 Frederick II, Holy Roman emperor and German king: King of Jerusalem
At Jaffa he made a treaty by which Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem were surrendered to the Christians, with the Mosque of Omar being left to the Muslims.
In 1229 he crowned himself king at Jerusalem.
The pope denounced the treaty by Frederick, who was still under excommunication, and sent a papal army to invade Frederick's kingdom.
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 Baldwin IV, Latin king of Jerusalem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
(Baldwin the Leper), c.1161–1185, Latin king of Jerusalem (1174–85), son and successor of Amalric I. Raymond, count of Tripoli, was regent from 1174 to 1176.
In 1183 his leprosy began to spread very rapidly; he appointed Guy of Lusignan as his regent, but in the same year he withdrew the commission and had his five-year-old nephew crowned king as Baldwin V (d.
Raymond was regent for Baldwin V, who was succeeded as king by Guy of Lusignan.
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 THE MOST POWERFUL central european country???? - History Forum
Hungarian king (from 1205 until 1235) and the fifth crusade war in holy land.
You may notice if you compare this link with my list of kings of Jerusalem that Francis II is mentioned by both sources (and therefore agreed upon) as king of Jerusalem.
Election of Jagiellons is considered as the aim of nobility to have weak king to preserve their rights.
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 King David Hotel Jerusalem at Jerusalem-Hotel
A Jerusalem landmark and Israel's most famous hotel.
All this in one remarkable venue - the King David, a Jerusalem landmark and Israel's most famous hotel.
The King David Hotel Jerusalem has 237 rooms including 37 Luxury Suites, 1 Presidential and 1 Royal Suite.
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 King David of Jerusalem
Chief of his warlike exploits was the storming of Jerusalem, the ancient city of the Jebusites.
So high were the walls of this mountain fortress that its people mocked the Hebrews, declaring that the blind and lame could hold it safe against them.
It was David who made Jerusalem what it has ever since remained, the home city of the Jews.
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 The King David Jerusalem - Jerusalem, Israel - Reservations.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The King David Jerusalem - Jerusalem, Israel - Reservations.
Property Description: This member of the Leading Hotels of the World is the most super deluxe hotel in Jerusalem and has the best location in town.
Location: The King David, situated in the heart of Jerusalem and overlooking the old city, is one of the most magnificent hotels in the world.
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 Discount Rates | The King David Jerusalem | Jerusalem Hotels
The King David, situated in the heart of Jerusalem and overlooking the old city, is one of the most magnificent hotels in the world.
This member of the Leading Hotels of the World is the most super deluxe hotel in Jerusalem and has the best location in town.
Wide choice of bedroom types include presidential suite, royal suite, deluxe and duplex suites, king bedded rooms and twin bedded rooms.
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 Hotel King David - Jerusalem - Israel
Choose from the selection of fine meats at La Regence Grill Room, the dairy dishes at the Gan Dan Terrace Cafe or try the light meals in the lobby lounge and terrace, set in beautiful gardens overlooking the Old City, with live music during the summer months.
A famous Jerusalem landmark, set in a majestic historic building with captivating ambiance, the Hotel King David is centrally located and enables easy access to both the Old and New Cities.
The flagship property of the Dan Hotels chain, the King David is part of Jerusalem's history.
www.hotels-israel-jerusalem.com /hotel-king-david.htm   (262 words)

 David becomes king, conquers Jerusalem, and defeats the Philistines
2 Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel.
6 ¶ And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither.
11 ¶ And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.
www.bibleexplained.com /other-early/1&2-Samu/2sa05.html   (776 words)

 King David Hotel Jerusalem - Discount Jerusalem Hotel Reservations
King David Hotel Jerusalem - Jerusalem - Israel
The hotel is the most famous hotel in Israel, a historicand traditional hotel that has entertained many vips including presidents prime ministers, and film stars from all over the world.
KING'S GARDEN RESTURANT - overlooking verdant gardens and pool.Enjoy a modern, intensely flavorful dining experience where a team of skilled chefs go all out to create a dairy fish and vegetarian menu that reflects Israel's ethnic diversity.
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