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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Shushan Gate of the Temple at Jerusalem

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(שושןהבירה, Mishna, Chelim, 17, 9) was located in the eastern outer wall, being the only entrance on that side. We should naturally identify it with the present Golden Gate, which is evidently a Herodian structure; but this can hardly be done, as it lay in a direct line with the interior gates. (See TEMPLE).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Shushan Gate of the Temple at Jerusalem'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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