Ecce Homo Arch

This ancient arch is known as Ecce Homo meaning Behold the man. These were the words of the Roman governor Pontius Pilate, when he presented the duplicate of Hz. Isa عليه اسلام to the crowd, before sentencing him to death

Jerusalem, Palestine

Coordinates: 31.780424, 35.233393

Ecce homo (“behold the man”) are the Latin words used by Pontius Pilate when he presented the duplicate of Hz. Isa عليه اسلام, bound and crowned with thorns, to a hostile crowd shortly before his Crucifixion.

Hadrian’s Arch also known as the Ecce Homo Arch was a triple arched Roman gateway traditionally believed to be the location of Pontius Pilate’s Ecce Homo speech.

The reconstruction of the Ecce Homo Arch, the remains of the original arch are shown here in dark bricks. The smaller arch on the left is today a part of Church of Ecce Homo.

Convent of the Sisters of Zion

The Convent of the Sisters of Zion is a Roman Catholic convent located near the eastern end of the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The site includes the Church of Ecce Homo, also known as the Basilica of Ecce Homo, named for Pontius Pilate’s Ecce homo speech which is traditionally thought to have taken place on the pavement below the church.

Note: Some of the information in this article comes from Christians sources.

Before reading the following article it is highly recommended to read "Views of Islamic Scholars on ascension of Hz. Isa عليه اسلام