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Gethsemane

Gethsemane (gĕthsĕm´ənē), olive grove or garden, E of Jerusalem, near the foot of the Mount of Olives. In the Gospels, it is the scene of the agony and betrayal of Jesus. A number of sites in the area of the Garden are tended by representatives of the Christian tradition. The Franciscan Basilica of the Agony is built over the ruins of a 4th-century church.

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Gethsemane

Gethsemane. The garden to which Jesus went with his disciples after the Last Supper. It lies in the valley between Jerusalem and the Mount of Olives.

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