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M.Besant E.Walter
Jerusalem, the city of Herod and Saladin


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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M.Besant E.Walter
Jerusalem, the city of Herod and Saladin
page 428

surprise at seeing a beautiful garden, and having walked about in it for some time he plucked a leaf and returned to tell his companions of his strange adventure. As the leaf never withered, and the door could never again be found, no doubt was entertained but that this was an entrance into Paradise itself, and as such the well is now pointed out to the pilgrim. The bridge of Es Sirat, that will be extended on the Day of Judgment between heaven and hell, is to start from Jerusalem, and the pilgrim is shown a column, built horizontally into the wall, which is to form its first pier. The Muslim guide will wax eloquent upon this, his favourite subject, the connexion between the Day of Judgment and the Masjid el Aksa ; and as the pilgrim stands upon the eastern wall he will hear a circumstantial account of tbe troubles and the signal deliverance which shall come upon the true believers in the latter day. Dajjâl, or Antichrist, (he learns), will not be allowed to enter Jerusalem, but will stop on the eastern bank of the Jordan while the faithful remain on the western side. Then Christ, who will reappear to save the true believers, will take up three of the stones of Jerusalem, and will say as he takes up the first, " In the name of the Grod of Abraham ;" with the second, " In the name of the God of Isaac ;" and with the third, " In the name of the God of Jacob." He will then go out at the head of the Muslims, Dajjâl will flee before him, and be slain by the three stones. The victors will then proceed to a general massacre of the Jews in and around the Holy City, and every tree and every stone shall cry out and say, " I have a Jew beneath me, slay him.". Having done this the Messiah will break the crosses and kill the pigs, after which the Millenium will set in. The last sign which is to precede the day of resurrection is that the Ka'abeh of Mecca shall be led as a bride to the Sakhrah of Jerusalem. When the latter sees it, it will

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