Jerusalem: The Making Of A Holy City

April 2015
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Judgement Day - Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a fascinating series on the city of Jerusalem. In the final episode, Simon explores how this unique city rose from a crumbling ruin after the Crusades to be rebuilt as a world centre of Islamic pilgrimage. He also explains how Jerusalem became the object of rivalry between the Christian nations of Europe, the focus of the longing of Jews from all over the world and, ultimately, the site of one of the world's most intractable c...
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Invasion, Invasion, Invasion - Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a fascinating series on the sacred and peerlessly beautiful city of Jerusalem. In this episode, Simon discovers the impact on the holy city of a new faith - Islam. He explores Muhammad's relationship with Jerusalem, the construction of one of Islam's holiest shrines - the Dome of the Rock - and the crusaders' attempts to win it back for Christianity. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 3) PG CC
March 2015
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Wellspring of Holiness - Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore presents a fascinating three-part series on Jerusalem: the shrine of three faiths - Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and the most fought over city in history. In the first episode, Simon delves into the past to explore how this unique city came into being, explaining how it became of such major importance to the three Abrahamic faiths, and how these faiths emerged from the Biblical tradition of the Israelites. (From the UK) (D...
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