Pinsteps. St. Mark's Church

The Church of St. Mark is located in the northeastern part of the Armenian Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem. The monastery of St. Mark belongs to the community of the Syrian Christian church. It was built in the 12th century on the ruins of a 4th century church. At this place, it is believed, stood the house of Mary, the mother of John, called St. Mark, and is the oldest Christian church. According to another version, the Last Supper took place at this place. This is evidenced by the inscription on the stone at the entrance to the church in the ancient Syriac language (the Aramaic dialect), found in 1940 during restoration. The interior of the church is decorated with a gilded altar, a portrait of St. Mark, as well as a picture of the Virgin Mary with the Child, according to the tradition, painted by the Evangelist Luke. Translated with Google Translate

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Walk through the old city of Jerusalem. From Yafsky gates to the garbage gates. The Jerusalem Museum from the time of the Second Khrami and a burnt house. Wall of Tears. Translated with Google Translate

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