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Published on February 25, 2014

Author: Tagreedabdul


palestine : Holy Land to the world : palestine : Holy Land to the world Unit 8 : PowerPoint Presentation: About Palestine Introduction This land of great beauty and geographical variety lies at the crossroad of Asia and Africa and has therefore always been the meeting point of different societies and cultures . Remains are mainly from Canaanite , Roman , Byzantine and Islamic times , and they are found everywhere - in the lively but ancient cities , and at archaeological sites across the Land. PowerPoint Presentation: Famous cities : PowerPoint Presentation: Jerusalem PowerPoint Presentation: Jerusalem   ❤ , the jewel of Palestine , holy to the three great monotheistic religions - Islam , Christianity and Judaism .At the heart of the famous Old City with its high walls in the Dome of the Rock. Dome of the rock The high walls in the old city PowerPoint Presentation: This was built where Prophet Mohammed ascended to Heaven at night (Al-Isra' and Al-Mi'raj). PowerPoint Presentation: The great , golden dome was built by the Ummayad Caliph Abdul Malik Ibn Marwan in AD 692 . It rises 35 metres above the Noble Rock and all around it are inscriptions from the Holy Quran in wonderful blue tiles ! Noble rock The blue tiles PowerPoint Presentation: As one of the world's oldest and most beautiful architectural treasures , this holy place has been visited by millions over the years! PowerPoint Presentation: Other great treasures include the nearby Al- Aqsa Mosque and the Noble Sanctuary (Al- Haram AL-Sharif),with its many fountains , gardens, buildings and domes . Al- Aqsa Mosque PowerPoint Presentation:  Then , in the Christian part of the Old City , there is the Church of the Holy Sepulcher , one of the Christianity's most holy places. The church of the holy sepulchre PowerPoint Presentation: There are many other cities to visit . There is Bethlehem ! PowerPoint Presentation: Bethlehem PowerPoint Presentation: with its important Christian sites , including the Church of the Nativity. This is built over the cave where jesus (pbuh). Church of the Nativity PowerPoint Presentation: Hebron PowerPoint Presentation: The holy city of Hebron is another 'must' with its ancient mosque of Ibrahim Al-Khalil (pbuh) PowerPoint Presentation:  Hebron is also known for its fine pottery , glass and leather products . PowerPoint Presentation: Gaza PowerPoint Presentation: there is the famous port city of Gaza , which is full of Roman , Byzantine and islamic remains and also the great Omari Mosque .. Omari Mosque PowerPoint Presentation: Gaza port PowerPoint Presentation:  Other important historical centers include Nablus and Sebastian, with their many ancient remains . PowerPoint Presentation: Nablus PowerPoint Presentation: Sebastya PowerPoint Presentation: There is also Jericho PowerPoint Presentation: This famous winter resort is both the world's oldest and, at 400 metres below sea level, lowest city. PowerPoint Presentation: In short , Palestine is wonderful destination for both tourists pilgrims . It is not a large country. but its importance to world culture . and religion is enormous PowerPoint Presentation: By : Tala skafi

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