Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai

St Catherine's Monastery in Egypt at the foot of Mount Sinai and containing The Burning Bush.

Christ Pantocrator - St Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai

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Oldest surviving panel icon of Christ Pantocrator, Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt, c. century (encaustic on panel)

The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world. The structure is built over the cave that tradition marks as the birthplace of Jesus of Nazareth, and thus it is considered sacred by Christians. The site is also revered by followers of Islam (Wikipedia).

Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt - Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai, Egypt

Saint Catherine's Monastery (Arabic: دير القدّيسة كاترين‎; Greek: Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης), officially "Sacred Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount Sinai" (Modern Greek: Ιερά Μονή του Θεοβαδίστου Όρους Σινά), lies on the Sinai Peninsula, at the mouth of a gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai, in the city of Saint Catherine, Egypt in the South Sinai Governorate.

Saint Catherine's Monastery (Arabic: دير القدّيسة كاترين‎; Greek: Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης), officially "Sacred Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount Sinai" (Modern Greek: Ιερά Μονή του Θεοβαδίστου Όρους Σινά), lies on the Sinai Peninsula, at the mouth of a gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai, in the city of Saint Catherine, Egypt in the South Sinai Governorate.

13th-century Byzantine icon of St. Michael from Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai

Byzantine Iconography - Angels Michael the Archangel in many Christian faiths is looked upon as the protector (or patron) of law enforcement officers. This icon is a Byzantine icon from Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai.

6th Cetury Saint Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai

6th Cetury Saint Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai

Oldest surviving image of the Madonna, Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai, 6th century

Byzantine Icon of Virgin and Child, c. University of Chicago professor Fred Donner's page on Virgin (Theotokos) and Child between Saints Theodore and George. Sixth or early seventh century C. Encaustic on wood.

This is the inside of the library of Saint Catherine's Monestary Library, in Egypt.  Built in the sixth century CE, it's the oldest continuously running library in the world.  Along with an impressive collection of codices (second only to the Vatican), this library houses the Achtiname, a document that includes a promise from Muhammad offering his protection to Saint Catherine's Monestary.  Impressive!  RC

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The library at Saint Catherines Monastery in Mount Sinai, Egypt, perhaps the oldest Christian monastery in the world – there is record of monks there in 381 and the monastery building there was built during the time of Emperor Justinian (reigned

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The oldest icon of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel, c. 6th century (Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai

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The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel (Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai).

Much of the walls have stood for 14 centuries, Saint Catherine's Monastery below Mount Sinai

Much of the walls have stood for 14 centuries - Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai, Egypt

Saint Catherine Monastyry, commonly known as Santa Katerina. Located at the Sinai Peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sinai.  EGYPT.

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saint catherine overnight tour from Sharm takes you to the monastery of saint catherine .You will also climb the mount sinai where moses talked to God.

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