Behold the world's oldest continuously operating library - the 6th century Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

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

Behold the world's oldest continuously operating library - the 6th century Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

Behold the world's oldest continuously operating library - the century Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

Bell tower (left) & Mosque Minaret (right) Saint Catherine's Monastery below Mount Sinai

Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai, Egypt - Bell tower (left) & Mosque Minaret (right)

The Patent of Muhammed, given to Saint Catherine's monastery in Sinai for the protection of Christians.

Muhammad – the Founder of Islam – Specifically CONDEMNED AS SINNERS Anyone Who Failed to Protect Christians or Interfered with Christians' Ability to Practice their Own Faith

The monastery library preserves the second largest collection of early codices and manuscripts in the world, outnumbered only by the Vatican Library. It contains Greek, Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Georgian, and Syriac texts. The Codex Sinaiticus, now in the British Library, left the monastery in the 19th century for Russia, in circumstances that are now disputed.

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

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth...And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ." John 1: 14, 16-17

Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator), a encaustic icon from Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel. The two different facial.

Behold the world's oldest continuously operating library - the 6th century Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

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Saint Catherine's Monastery below Mount Sinai

Architectural Photography of the monastery of St. Catherine in Sinai, Egypt, is the oldest active Christian monastery in the world.

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