Jerusalem The Holy City for Muslims, Jews, and Christians
Jerusalem is the only city in the world that Muslims, Jews, and Christians consider all three sacred.
According to the belief of the Muslims, the Prophet Islam had prayed to all the prophets in the Aqsa Mosque in this city before going to Miraj.
Jews believe that this is where the universe originated, and this is where the Prophet Abraham prepared his son’s sacrifice.
Christians believe that Jesus crucified here and this is where his most holy church is located.
That is why Muslims, Jews, and Christians are fighting for thousands of years to occupy this city.
Here are some highlight of this The Holy City:
According to archaeologists, there was a human population in Jerusalem seven thousand years ago. Thus, it is one of the oldest cities in the world.
Prophet David conquered the city and made it the capital of his kingdom.
Prophet Solomon, son of David, built a temple in Jerusalem called the Temple of Solomon.
Bakht Nasar ransacked the city and deported the Jews.
Cyrus the Great, the Achaemenes ruler, captures Jerusalem and allows the Jews to return.
Roman soldiers crucify Jesus Christ.
Muslims capture the city.
Umayyad ruler Abdul Malik builds the Dome of the Rock.
Christian Wives capture the city.
Salahuddin Ayubi (Saladin) defeats the Crusaders and drives them out of the city.
Frederick II captures Jerusalem without a fight
1244 AD: Muslim recapture
Sultan Salim I annexes Jerusalem to the Ottoman Empire
English General Alan B. defeats the Ottomans and enters the city
United Nations divides the city into Palestinian and Jewish parts
Israel’s Declaration of Independence, the city divided into Israel and Jordan
Arab War results in both parts But Israel took over.