Amman, Jordan

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Cave of the Seven Sleepers

In the year 250AD, Christians throughout the Roman empire were being persecuted.  According to legend, seven men were accused of accepting Christianity.  Rather than fighting the charges, they donated all their worldly possessions and retreated to a cave to pray.  The men fell asleep, and Roman authorities sealed the entrance.

Two hundred years later, long after Christianity became the official religion of Rome, a local landowner unsealed the cave.  The sleepers awoke, believing they had slept just a few hours.  One of the men went to the nearest town t...

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