Mount Sion

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Holy site in Jerusalem. The Hebrew name was usually interpreted as meaning “watchtower,” but Titus of Bostra (PG 18:1269C) suggested another (false) etymology—“thirsty.” Old Testament tradition identified Sion or Zion ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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