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Visits to monasteries in the Levant

Robert Curzon

Visits to monasteries in the Levant

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Monasteries -- Middle East.,
    • Middle East -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Curzon ; presented by James Hogg.
      SeriesSalzburg English & American studies ;, v. 25
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS48 .C97 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 449 p. :
      Number of Pages449
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL548733M
      ISBN 100773441980
      LC Control Number96129588

      History. The monastery was founded around AD by Mar Elia, a monk who had previously studied at al-Hirah and later in the great monastery at Izla mountain in modern Turkey. It belonged to the Church of the East. The monastery was the center of the regional Christian community and for centuries thousands of Christians would visit the monastery to observe the Mar Elia Holiday, which falls on Location: near Mosul, Iraq.   Between and , Curzon visited Egypt, Syria, Albania and mount Athos, in order to examine and collect ancient manuscripts. A dozen years later, sitting among these books, he entertained his solitary evenings in an English country house by writing 'some account of the most curious of these MSS. and the places in which they were found, as well as some of the adventures . What were monasteries used for? We need you to answer this question! If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!


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