Saint Catherine’s Monastery is located on the slopes of Mount Sinai. It is considered one of the oldest monasteries in the whole world. This monastery was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2002.
The names of Saint Catherine’s Monastery It is famous with Saint Catherine’s Monastery, but its original name is Sacred Monastery of the God Trodden, this monastery gets its name from the Saint Catherine of Alexandria, who martyred in the early 4th century AD. They found her corpse on nearby Mount Saint Catherine, as it is said the angels transferred her body to this place.
The history of Saint Catherine’s Monastery
The Byzantine Emperor Justinian I commanded to construct this monastery in 527 AD for housing the monks of the Sinai Peninsula.
The Scripture mentioned that the god ordered the prophet Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt by speaking to him from this bush. The fire was set into this bush, although that it was unaffected by the fire.
Empress Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity, established a church on the site of the Burning Bush in the 4th century AD. Emperor Justinian I rebuilt this small church and included it within the Church of the Transfiguration of Christ the Savior, the larger church.
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