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Ancient Manuscripts Digitized at St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai

A team from Greece is photographing thousands of fragile manuscripts at St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt, Reuters reports. The rare treasure includes some of the earliest copies ever made of the Christian Gospels. The Greek experts are photographing the priceless...

Greek Philosopher Hippocrates’ Texts Found at St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai

Researchers have discovered ancient texts hidden beneath years of writing in the manuscripts in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery, including texts by ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates. St. Catherine’s Monastery is one of the world’s oldest continuously running libraries. It...

St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Monastery Needs Financial Help to Survive

The Greek Orthodox monastery of St. Catherine at Sinai city, Egypt, has been facing a financial crisis, as a result of lack of tourism at Sinai City. The monatsery was also shut down by Egyptian authorities in 2013 fearing...