Dome of The Prophet

The Dome of the Prophet (Arabic: فبة النبي‎) also known as the Dome of Gabriel (Qubbat Jibril) is a free-standing dome in the northern Temple Mount (Haram ash-Sharif) in Jerusalem that serves as a symbolic monument rather than a religious building. It is a part of the terrace of the Dome of the Rock and is one of three Ottoman-built free-standing domes in the Temple Mount vicinity.

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Dome Of The Prophet - Architecture
... The Dome of the Prophet's octagonal structure is built atop eight gray marble columns ... The dome is hemispherical and is supported by pointed arches decorated with red, black and white stones ... The dome is much smaller than the other free-standing domes in the vicinity, being no larger than the entrance to the Dome of the Rock structure ...

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    Thus to him, to this school-boy under the bending dome of day, is suggested, that he and it proceed from one root; one is leaf and one is flower; relation, sympathy, stirring in every vein. And what is that Root? Is not that the soul of his soul?—A thought too bold,—a dream too wild.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 13:57.

    Thus to him, to this school-boy under the bending dome of day, is suggested, that he and it proceed from one root; one is leaf and one is flower; relation, sympathy, stirring in every vein. And what is that Root? Is not that the soul of his soul?—A thought too bold,—a dream too wild.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)