Thursday, May 10, 2012 10:32:12

FIRST AND SECOND TEMPLE


516 BCE and 70 CE. It replaced the First Temple which was destroyed in 586 BCE, when the Jewish nation was exiled to Babylon.




Model of Herod's Temple (renovation of the
Second Temple) in the Israel Museum

 


Interior of the "Dome of the Rock" Showing 
Traditional Site of Holy of Holies . (From a 
photograph by the American Colony at Jerusalem.)