Photo, Print, Drawing Sinaikloster Gesamtansicht von Nord. 1914.
About this Item
- Sinaikloster Gesamtansicht von Nord. 1914.
- Sinai monastery : General view from the north. 1914.
- Moritz, B. (Bernhard), 1859-1939.
Created / Published
- Berlin : Dietrich Riemer, 1916.
- - Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai)--1910-1920
- - Monasteries--Egypt--Sinai--1910-1920
- Panoramic views--1910-1920.
- Photographic prints--Reproductions--1910-1920.
- Photomechanical prints--1910-1920.
- Panoramic views--1910-1920
- Photomechanical prints--1910-1920
- Photographic prints--Reproductions--1910-1920
- - Plate 91 in portfolio: Bilder aus Palästina. Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai. Berlin : Dietrich Riemer, 1916.
- - Photograph taken from the central area of Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley), looking southeast and showing the mountain slopes of Gebel Armaziya and Siqqat Armaziya to the right, Siqqat Sydina Musa (to Armaziya's left) along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage naqb to the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai) in centre-right, the orchard and fortress of Saint Catherine Monastery in the valley, the vicinity of Siqqat Abbas Basha to the summit of Mount Sinai and the pilgrimage caravan route to El Tur (Byzantine Raitho, on the Gulf of Suez) in the centre, the camel path to the monastery and the pyramid-shape Gebel Muneiga in centre-left from a 1.7km distance, and the boulders on the mountain slopes of Gebel El Dier (Selib-Baraka) and Gebel Meraja to the left. (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018)
- - Mountain chapels and Byzantine monastic structures are scattered across the valley and on the plateau of Biblical Mount Horeb and Mount Sinai, including ruined buildings (dwellings), hermit cells, prayer niches, rock-paved paths, rock inscriptions and agricultural plots (water dams, reservoirs & cisterns, conduits and retaining walls) (4th-7th centuries CE). Saint Catherine Monastery was constructed in 545 CE by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I (527-565 CE). Several ancient monastic and pilgrimage routes lead to the plateau from the monastery, including Naqb Armaziya, Siqqat Sydina Musa and Siqqat Abbas Basha. The chapel of Jethro (Theodores: Tyre and Recurit) was constructed on the summit of Gebel Muneiga in 19th century CE. Abbas Helmi I, the Khedive of Egypt (1849-54), visited Sinai Peninsula in 1853-54 CE and paved several paths in the vicinity of Mount Sinai and along the pilgrimage routes in the peninsula. (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018)
- - Letterpress caption in German.
- - Title from item. Translated title by Library staff.
- 1 photograph ; photomechanical print.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 3704, no. 91 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 38184 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.38184
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-38184 (digital file from original item)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Moritz, B. Sinaikloster Gesamtansicht von Nord. Egypt Sinai, 1916. Berlin: Dietrich Riemer. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014648785/.
APA citation style:
Moritz, B. (1916) Sinaikloster Gesamtansicht von Nord. Egypt Sinai, 1916. Berlin: Dietrich Riemer. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014648785/.
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Moritz, B. Sinaikloster Gesamtansicht von Nord. Berlin: Dietrich Riemer. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014648785/>.