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

Byzantine Icons – Theotokos (Mother of God)

The Monastery was initially dedicated by its founder emperor Justinian to the Mother of God, the “Bush that burned but remained unconsumed”, a biblical allusion to the Virgin


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