Jericho

The Courtyard of St. Gerasimus or Deir Hogla outside Jericho

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 26.02.2006:


Hailing from Lycia in Asia Minor in the fifth century, St. Gerasimus first stayed with St. Theodosius near Ebiediyeh before heading out to establish his own monastery, where the hermit life was combined with a communal life. At one time the desert was honeycombed with the caves, cells or monasteries of monk(...)

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The Courtyard of St. Gerasimus, or Deir Hogla outside of Jericho (2)

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 26.02.2006:


The courtyard of St. Gerasimus holds many paintings, including an unusual one of Jesus holding a fetus in his hand, not seen here. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Red Stripes

Contributed by Luke Powell on 01.02.2006:


Near Jericho, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997You can see more of Luke Powells magnificent photos at this site: http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htmMany thanks to him for his permission to post his pictures on our site. Original Content Creator: Luke Powell

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Monastery

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


In the Waddi Kelt, between el Quds (Jerusalem) and Jericho, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997You can see more of Luke Powells magnificent photos at this site: http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htmMany thanks to him for his permission to post his pictures on our si(...)

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The Wadi Kelt

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


Near Jericho, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997You can see more of Luke Powells magnificent photos at this site: http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htmMany thanks to him for his permission to post his pictures on our site. Original Content Creator: Luke Powell

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