House of Caiaphas and Gallicantu

There is a church built on the slopes of Mount Zion.  According to tradition, this was the location of the palace of the high priest, Caiaphas, where Jesus was brought to trial after his arrest in Gethsemane.  Its name, Gallicantu, means “cock’s-crow.”  This refers to Peter’s three-time denial of knowing Christ Jesus, and the cock crowing twice. […]
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