Description of the Holy Land

Name of text: Description of the Holy Land
Author of text: John of Wurzburg
Date of text: 1160-70
Date of person in text:
Name of structure in text: Temple Mount [Temple of the Lord]
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1: 7 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text: Outside, from the middle upwards
Description of mosaic in text: Finest mosaic work
Mosaic date in text: 7 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

John of Wurzburg, Description of the Holy Land, trans. by Aubrey Stewart (London: Palestine Pilgrims Text Society, 1890), ch. 4, p. 15.


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