The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit: At the Monastery of St. Paul in Egypt

The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit: At the Monastery of St. Paul in Egypt

by William Lyster
     
 

St. Paul is generally considered the first Christian hermit, and the monastery built around his cave in Egypt is one of the very oldest. This sumptuous volume grew out of a conservation project of the monastery's superb wall paintings, which were broadly produced in two phases in the 13th and 18th centuries.See more details below

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St. Paul is generally considered the first Christian hermit, and the monastery built around his cave in Egypt is one of the very oldest. This sumptuous volume grew out of a conservation project of the monastery's superb wall paintings, which were broadly produced in two phases in the 13th and 18th centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300118476
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/06/2008
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.40(d)

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