Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt: A Photographic Essay

Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt: A Photographic Essay

by Helen C. Evans
     
 

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In this book the Monastery and its buildings are presented in many newly commissioned color photographs: included are views of the richly decorated sanctuary of the sixth-century church as well as images of the world's most outstanding collection of icons. The Introduction by His Eminence Archbishop Damianos of Sinai and the essay on the Holy Monastery by Helen C.… See more details below

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In this book the Monastery and its buildings are presented in many newly commissioned color photographs: included are views of the richly decorated sanctuary of the sixth-century church as well as images of the world's most outstanding collection of icons. The Introduction by His Eminence Archbishop Damianos of Sinai and the essay on the Holy Monastery by Helen C. Evans augment the powerful and dramatic photographs of the site, some of them from the Monastery's archives.

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ISBN-13:
9781588391100
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
96

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