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  • Mount Zion is the highest point in ancient Jerusalem, its name in Old Testament times became projected into a metaphoric symbol for the whole city and the Promised Land and Several important events in the early Christian Church are likely to have taken place here. The Last Supper of Jesus and his disciples, and the coming of the Holy Spirit on the disciples, both believed to have been on the site of the Cenacle; The appearance of Jesus before the high priest Caiaphas, believed to have been at the site of the Church of St Peter in Gallicantu; The “falling asleep” of the Virgin Mary, believed to have occurred at the site of the Church of the Dormition; and is the probable burial place of David, King of Israel.