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category Title : St. Macarius Monastery Images - Egypt - صور دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
The Monastery of St. Macarius lies in Wadi Natrun, the ancient Scetis, 92 kilometers from Cairo on the western side of the desert road to Alexandria. It was founded in 360 A.D. by St. Macarius the Egyptian, who. was spiritual father to more than four thousand monks of different nationalities-Egyptians, Greeks, Ethiopians, Armenians, Nubians, Asians, Palestinians, Italians, Gauls and Span-lards. There were among them men of letters and philosophers, and members of the aristocracy of the time, along with simple illiterate peasants. From the fourth century up to the present day the monastery has been continuously inhabited by monks. [(1) Fr. Matta el-Meskeen has written a major work (in Arabic) on the history and archeology of the Monastery of St. Macarius entitled "Coptic Monasticism in the time of St. Macarius" Cain, 1972, 880 pp.]
  • St. Macarius Monastery - Altar of st. Macarius , It returns to 360 A.D.  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - Altar of st. Macarius , It returns to 360 A.D.
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Coptic ornament  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - Coptic ornament
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Wooden arch with icons  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Wooden arch with icons  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Icon of john the baptist  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The remains of John the Baptist and Elisha the Prophet  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The remains of John the Baptist and Elisha the Prophet
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Icon over the gate of the altar  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - Icon over the gate of the altar
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - st. macarius church  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Coptic ornament  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - Coptic ornament
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The church of the forty nine monks martyrs board  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The church of the forty nine monks martyrs board
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The church door  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The church door
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The church of the forty-nine martyrs of shihet  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - Board contains the names of the forty-nine martyrs.  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - Board contains the names of the forty-nine martyrs.
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The church of the forty-nine martyrs of shihet  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The church of the forty-nine martyrs of shihet
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The Altar Gate  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The Altar Gate
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - The Altar  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - The Altar
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - church column  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
    St. Macarius Monastery - church column
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  • St. Macarius Monastery - st. macarius monastery  دير الأنبا مقار بوادي النطرون
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