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Jerusalem was a place on Earth.


Between five and six centuries before the 1st century, King David built the great temple in Jerusalem.

The First Doctor and Susan Foreman once visited Jerusalem prior to their meeting Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright. They visited the city around the time of the 1st century, and the Doctor found it a "brutal and murderous place." He went on to call it "terrible," replete with "slavery, crime in the streets, everybody stabbing everyone else in the back." (PROSE: Byzantium!)

In the 1st century, the Sixth Doctor and Melanie Bush visited the city. (PROSE: The Man Who Wouldn't Give Up)

Jesus of Nazareth was executed by crucifixion near Jerusalem on the 21st year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar.

In 64 AD, Marcus Lanilla commented on the recent Zealot uprisings in Jerusalem. (PROSE: Byzantium!)

During the Third Crusade in 1190, the European Christian forces hoped to retake Jerusalem from Muslim occupation. However, they were unsuccessful. The First Doctor told Vicki Pallister that Richard the Lionheart would only see the city from afar. (TV: The Crusade)


Aphra Behn had vivid dreams of a far-away land with a city she described as "antic Jerusalem". (PROSE: Newtons Sleep)