St. Catherine's Monastery

Ottoman Documents

The Arabs who conquered the Sinai Peninsula in the seventh century treated the Monastery of Sinai favorably, mainly thanks to the “Adhname”, namely the decree granting the Monastery certain rights and privileges, issued by Mohamed, Prophet and founder of Islam

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

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