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Monastery of St. Catherine - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine

Monastery of St. Catherine - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine

Imprisoned, tortured and sentenced to death by Emperor Maxentius, St. Katherine for surpassed the intelligence of her opponents debating her virtuous views that  helped converted 200 additional Christians.  Her death took place on a broken spiked wheel which now serves emblematic in honorary of her death, also later beheaded.

Imprisoned, tortured and sentenced to death by Emperor Maxentius, St. Katherine for surpassed the intelligence of her opponents debating her virtuous views that helped converted 200 additional Christians. Her death took place on a broken spiked wheel which now serves emblematic in honorary of her death, also later beheaded.

Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai: the conservation of the mosaic of the Transfiguration.

Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai: the conservation of the mosaic of the Transfiguration.

The Virgin Mary - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine on Mt. Sinai

The Virgin Mary - Icon in the Monastery of St. Catherine on Mt. Sinai

Georgios Klontzas (1603), Saint Catherines Monastery, Sinai

Georgios Klontzas (1603), Saint Catherines Monastery, Sinai

Saint Peter, encaustic painting on panel, early 7th century, probably from monastery of St. 	Catherine, Mt. Sinai, Egypt

Saint Peter, encaustic painting on panel, early 7th century, probably from monastery of St. Catherine, Mt. Sinai, Egypt

Byzantine, from the Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mount Sinai, Egypt. Apse Mosaic with The Transfiguration (detail), 549-64 A.D. ©ARTstor.

Byzantine, from the Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mount Sinai, Egypt. Apse Mosaic with The Transfiguration (detail), 549-64 A.D. ©ARTstor.

Transfiguration of Jesus,Monastery of St. Catherine  info@vantge-travels.com

Transfiguration of Jesus,Monastery of St. Catherine info@vantge-travels.com

The Ashtiname of Muhammad, also known as the Covenant or Testament (Testamentum) of Muhammad, is a document which is a charter or writ ratified by the Islamic prophet Muhammad granting protection and other privileges to the Christian monks of Saint Catherine's Monastery. It is sealed with an imprint representing Muhammad's hand.

The Ashtiname of Muhammad, also known as the Covenant or Testament (Testamentum) of Muhammad, is a document which is a charter or writ ratified by the Islamic prophet Muhammad granting protection and other privileges to the Christian monks of Saint Catherine's Monastery. It is sealed with an imprint representing Muhammad's hand.

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http://vrc.princeton.edu/sinai/files/original/6767/4614.jpg

The Cave of Agia Sofia is found near the villages Milopotamos and Kapsali on Kythira island. A small chapel is found has been built in. The tradition says that the body of Saint Sophia was found there.

The Cave of Agia Sofia is found near the villages Milopotamos and Kapsali on Kythira island. A small chapel is found has been built in. The tradition says that the body of Saint Sophia was found there.