Absalom's Tomb is built on the lower western foothills of the Mount of Olives, facing the old city of on the eastern side of the Kidron valley. This entire area is a large cemetery with thousands of tombs, and this is one of the famous and largest of all.
Authorities in northern Cyprus believe they have found an ancient version of the Bible written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus. This manuscript was apparently found in a Turkish Cypriot police raid on suspected antiquity smugglers.
The Ankh (unicode 2625 U) is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called Crux Ansata
"The Book of Lord St. Loys faiz", composed at the request of the "Cardinal of Bourbon" and "Duchess of Bourbonnois". Date of issue: Type: Language manuscript: French Format: Vellum, miniatures, swashes Rights: Public Domain Identifier: ark: / 12148 /