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The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai

the church and fortress of Justinian ?

by George H. Forsyth

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe church and fortress of Justinian.
    StatementPlates. By George H. Forsyth and Kurt Weitzmann, with Ihor Ševčenko and Fred Anderegg
    ContributionsWeitzmann, Kurt, 1904-, Anderegg, Fred, Ševčenko, Ihor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p., 198 p. of illus. (part col.)
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24968248M
    ISBN 100472330004

    Wikimedia Commons has media related to Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai. Official Website of the Holy Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai Saint Catherine Area/ World Heritage Listing on UNESCO's Website. The St. Catherine's Monastery is located meters up the mountain. The monastery is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world today. As you travel via road transportation to Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai is the holy mountain that is very sacred to many religions. NEW YORK – A fundraiser for the historic Saint Catherine Monastery of Mount Sinai took place on October 29 at the Greek restaurant Avra in Manhattan. The Greek-born Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia welcomed the members of the Greek community who attended, among them His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America.


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