monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai The Icons: vol. 1: from the sixth to the tenth century by Kurt Weitzmann

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Published by Princeton Univ. Press in Princeton, N.J .

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Statementwith photographs by John Galey.
ContributionsGaley, John.
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Paginationxvii, 107 p. :
Number of Pages107
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The Sinai brotherhood, wishing to offer even the smallest tribute of honour to the great Saint of the Sinai desert, the righteous John, made in the bold decision to undertake a critical edition of the text of the order to accomplish this goal, there was constituted, with the blessing of the Archbishop of Sinai, Pharan, and Raithou, kyr Damianos, a scholarly committee of Sinai.

At the foot of Mount Sinai is Saint Catherine’s Monastery, described as ‘the oldest Christian monastery still in use for its initial function’.

It is officially known as the Holy Monastery of the God-trodden Mount : Dhwty. The Greek Orthodox monastery of the God-trodden Mount Sinai is located at the very place where God appeared to Moses in the Burning Bush, beneath the Mount of the Decalogue.

In the providence of God, it is at this site also that the holy relics of Saint Catherine are enshrined. This is the oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery, with a history that can be traced back. Friends of Mount Sinai Monastery (FMSM) is an IRS approved (c)(3) charity dedicated to supporting the work of St Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, Egypt.

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Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Greek Orthodox monastery situated on Mount Sinai more than 5, feet (1, metres) above sea level in a narrow valley north of Mount Mūsā in the Sinai peninsula.

Often incorrectly called the Sinai Independent Greek Orthodox Church, the monastic foundation is the smallest of the autonomous churches that together constitute the Eastern. Of all the Byzantine icons that survive in the world, over half of them are at Saint Catherine’s Monastery.

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