St Catherine's Monastery

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    Catherine of Alexandria was a Christian martyr initially sentenced to death on the wheel. However, when this failed to kill her, she was beheaded. According to tradition, angels took her remains to Mount Sinai. Around the year 800, monks from the Sinai Monastery found her remains. At this time Egypt was a Muslim country so this Christian monastery in the enormous mountain passes of Sinai could use an Egyptian saint from the Early Church. (Wikipedia)

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    GIUSEPPE GRECO PHOTO, Juan Rubiano, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ~Epoy~ 88 months ago | reply

      beautiful backdrop. Itrs a real beauty!

    2. Simon_Long 88 months ago | reply

      nice angle ,,, i like the blue sky !!!
      happy holidays my friend.

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    3. josh shaw 88 months ago | reply

      i like that perspective

    4. GIUSEPPE GRECO PHOTO 88 months ago | reply

      Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato MASTER PHOTO. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere le tuo foto al gruppo.

    5. Ragstatic 88 months ago | reply

      lovely variation in colors and a great angle Chris

    6. Nejdet Duzen 88 months ago | reply

      Nice shot..

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    7. Nino H 88 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot and nice compososition with the mountain on the background

    8. sachman75 88 months ago | reply

      great wide angle perspective Chris of such a historical site

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    9. ckm2005 88 months ago | reply

      nice composition bro Chris!!.....great place to visit huh?...excellent!!

    10. Koon Yen 88 months ago | reply

      Seems like you had visit so many places in egypt . I like the colour tone produced with your DRI.

    11. babymtham 88 months ago | reply

      Your egypt photo series are fantastic ! Thanks for sharing the beauty of the place with us !

    12. gee hue [deleted] 88 months ago | reply

      Stunning light and awesome composition ...

    13. Bakar_88 82 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Architecture in Egypt, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. fusion-of-horizons 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Orthodox Church Architecture, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. Mark Alexander PhotoG 53 months ago | reply

      Great Shot! You are invited to Join, Modern Day Christendom and add this shot and many others to the group, thank you...

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