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The City of David is the original site of Jerusalem from the time of King David. It lies South of the Temple Mount and is surrounded by hills on all sides, hence where it says in Psalms, "Jerusalem with hills around her". The water source of First Temple Jerusalem, the Gihon Spring, lies here. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Siloam inscription The Siloam inscription or Silwan inscription is a passage of inscribed text in the Hezekiah tunnel in Jerusalem, written in Hebrew (related to Aramaic), the passage reads: The tunneling was completed. ... Emblem of the Municipality of Jerusalem Jerusalem and the Old City. ... This page is about the Biblical king David. ... The Temple Mount (Hebrew: (without niqqud: הר הבית), Har haBáyit) or Noble Sanctuary (Arabic: الحرم الشريف, ▶ (help· info)) is a hotly contested religious site in the Old City of Jerusalem. ... Psalms (Tehilim תהילים, in Hebrew) is a book of the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh, and of the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. ... Solomons Temple was the first Jewish temple in Jerusalem which functioned as a religious focal point for worship and the sacrifices known as the korbanot in ancient Judaism. ... The Gihon Spring in Hezekiahs Tunnel The Gihon Spring is a source of water in the City of David, the original site of Biblical Jerusalem. ...

In the 1800's, Jews moved into homes in the City of David. They were eventually evicted during the British Mandate and recently they have been moving back. Today, the City of David has a population of rougly 40% Jews and 60% Arabs. For other uses, see Arab (disambiguation). ...

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David then expanded the city to the south, and declared it the capital city of the united Kingdom of Israel.
The city was ruined yet again when a civil war accompanied by a revolt against Rome in Judea led to the city's repeated sack and ruin, by the hands of Titus at AD The Second Temple was burnt, and the whole city was ruined.
The exclusion of Jews from the new city of Aelia meant that gentile bishops were appointed under the authority of the Metropolitans of Caesarea and, ultimately, the Patriarchs of Antioch.
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