Is Mount Hermon the same as Mount Sinai?
According to the controversial research by Professor Israel Knohl of the Hebrew University, in his book “Hashem”, Mount Hermon is actually the Mount Sinai mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, with the biblical story reminiscent of an ancient battle of the northern tribes with the Egyptians somewhere in the Jordan valley or …
What happened to Simon of Cyrene?
One Catholic tradition holds that he was consecrated as the first bishop of the current Archdiocese of Avignon. Another holds that he was martyred by crucifixion in 100.
Is Golgotha the same as Mount Moriah?
According to many scholars, Golgotha and the ancient site of Mount Moriah may be the same area. In other words, scholars believe that Jesus may have been crucified near Moriah or at its summit.
Where is Mount Sinai today?
It is a 2,285-metre (7,497 ft), moderately high mountain near the city of Saint Catherine in the region known today as the Sinai Peninsula. It is surrounded on all sides by higher peaks in the mountain range of which it is a part.
|Mount Sinai Sinai, Asian part of Egypt
What is the meaning of Hermon?
In Biblical Names the meaning of the name Hermon is: Anathema, devoted to destruction.