Origin of Golgotha
Examples from the Web for golgotha
Is their God the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and is their Savior the Savior who hung on the cross at Golgotha?Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps he felt that for him after his Golgotha are the sweet-singing flames of Purgatory.Egoists|James Huneker
"Some wise man once said, Wherever truth is, there too is Golgotha," put in Susan.The Threatening Eye|Edward Frederick Knight
Golgotha, raised upon the height of the Capitol, pressed with a two-fold burden on Zion and Gerizim.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Word Origin for Golgotha
hill near Jerusalem, via Latin and Greek, from Aramaic gulgulta, literally "(place of the) skull," cognate with Hebrew gulgoleth "skull." So called in reference to its shape (see Calvary).
The ancient name for Calvary.