St. Catherine's Monastery, Saint Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. December 2001.

Illuminated Manuscripts and Printed Books

The illuminated manuscripts of Sinai are important both in terms of their subjects and their artistic merit, and closely follow both the history of the monastery and the evolution of Byzantine art


St. Catherine's Monastery

At God-trodden Mount Sinai

The Greek Orthodox monastery where God appeared to Moses in the Burning Bush. The oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery with a history that can be traced back over seventeen centuries.

Saint Catherine, South Sinai Governorate