Saint Catherine's Monastery - at the foot of Mount Sinai, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt --  The Orthodox monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  One of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world.

Saint Catherine's Monastery - at the foot of Mount Sinai, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt -- The Orthodox monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world.

Bibliophile's Corner: The Oldest Libraries In The World

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

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

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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.

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Saint Catherine's Monastery, Snow and Security in Egypt

Saint Catherine’s Monastery is located in the middle of the Sinai Desert in Egypt–not exactly where you’d expect to find a Greek Orthodox church. But Saint Catherine’s has been there a long time, since the …

Spend a night at Saint Catherine's Monastery at the base of Mount Sinai in Egypt. People can stay here for free as long as they arise at 3:30 am to help with the chores. It is also believed that this monastery houses the legendary burning bush. This monastery also houses one of the world's oldest libraries. While staying, tourists can make a pilgrim to the top of Mount Sinai where an ancient chapel built by monks awaits. Tourists have to climb quite a ways, but small one person chapels mark…

A formidable fortification located at the foot of Mount Moses, the smallest diocese in the world, and a spectacular natural setting for priceless works of art

Photo of the Week: Saint Catherine's Monastery, Egypt

We captured this photo of Saint Catherine's Monastery while descending from Mount Sinai, said to be the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. 600, Saint Catherine's Monastery, encaustic on panel.

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. encaustic, at Saint Catherine's Monastery retains much of Greek realist style.

Mount Sinai - Egypt

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

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