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Drawing of Mount Zion, 1455


Drawing of Mount Zion

In this splendid manuscript, a copy of an original by Burchard of Mount Zion, drawn in 1455 for Philip of Burgundy, the Holy City is dominated by the domes of the Mosque of Omar, centre, the Mosque of el-Aqsa, right, and the Holy Sepulchre, left.

Sarah Kochav. Israel-Splendours of the Holy Land. Steimatzky LTD. Italy, 2000. pp. 116-117.

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