Church of the Holy Archangels, Jerusalem

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Church of the Holy Archangels
Location of Church of the Holy Archangels in a detailed map of the monastery compound.[1]

Church of the Holy Archangels (Armenian: Սրբոց Հրեշտակապետաց եկեղեցի, transliterated as Srbots Hreštakapetats yekeğetsi) also known as Deir Al-Zeitoun, is an Armenian church in the Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

History[edit]

Church of the Holy Archangels is situated on the northern edge of the Armenian compound. It was founded in the 13th century. According to tradition this site was the house of High Priest Annas. One of the altars, according to tradition, marks the place of the prison of Christ.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hewsen 2001, p. 271.
  2. ^ Church of the Holy Archangels