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 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 …
The library at Saint Catherines Monastery in Mount Sinai, Egypt, perhaps the oldest Christian monastery in the world – there is record of monks there in 381 and the monastery building there was built during the time of Emperor Justinian (reigned
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.