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  • Catholicon - Omphalos - Jerusalem
      Catholicon - Omphalos
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  • Catholicon - Omphalos - Jerusalem
      Catholicon - Omphalos
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An early tradition associated the site of the Crucifixion and the Resurrection as the center of the world, and by the X-th century it was marked by an omphalos. Today this is marked by a marble vessel in the west end of the Catholicon.

The pagan Greeks had their omphalos in Delphi.

Directions: Old City Jerusalem
Phone: +972 2-627-3314
Website: http://churchoftheholysepulchre.net

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  • Written Mar 12, 2010
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