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    Related Resources A Short Bibliography of Supplementary Materials Relating to the Three Monastery Manuscript Collections Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898-1988. The Arabic manuscripts of Mount Sinai; a hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts and scrolls microfilmed at the library of the Monastery of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1955] Atiya, Aziz S. "The Monastery of St. Catherine and the Mount Sinai Expedition." Proceedings of the...
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    Rights and Access This Collection is in the public domain. We suggest the following credit line in any resulting publication: "Library of Congress Collection of Manuscripts in St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai"
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    Abbreviations for the Microfilm Digitization Project The checklists composed to accompany the microfilm collections of manuscripts from the Monastery of St. Catherine on Mt. Sinai, the Greek and Armenian Patriarchates of Jerusalem, and the monasteries of Mt. Athos contain the following taken from the checklists
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    Glossary of Genres The definitions given here are intended to give novices a quick idea of the works in question, not to be the final reference source on the topic. As such, they are of course very brief and oversimplified. Scholars are encouraged to peruse the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium for more fleshed-out explanations. Most of the definitions listed here are adapted from the Oxford Dictionary of...
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    The Microfilming Projects at Mount Sinai and Jerusalem Under the shadow of Gebel Musa in Sinai, which rises to the height of 7,500 feet above sea level, is the ancient Monastery of St. Catherine. This Greek Orthodox retreat nestles in the sandy wadi in grand isolation from the world, within the security of high, strong walls erected for its protection against Moslem attacks in former centuries. Since the triumphant days of the...