List of burial places of Biblical figures


List of burial places of Biblical figures

The following is a list of burial places attributed to Biblical personalities according to various religious and local traditions. In order to pay homage, celebrate, and commemorate great people of the Bible, tombs and monuments were established on locations where people believe that the person was buried. The locations listed are not based on factual evidence, but rather locations mentioned in the text of the Bible or oral traditions of indigenous peoples. The State of Israel and many of its surrounding neighbors have put monuments on the grave locations in an attempt to preserve them as holy sites. Many sites have been transmitted from generation to generation and there are historical accounts from travellers which state their existence.

Figures mentioned in the Torah

ee also

*List of mausolea

References


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