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Photo Essay on the Feast of St. George, 2006 (17) Ancient Container in Storeroom

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 11.05.2006:


This intriguing container, its venerable age almost palpable, was just one of a number of articles in the storeroom off a courtyard of the St. George complex, filled with old agricultural implements, heaps of candles, and unidentifiable objects. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Photo Essay on Feast of St. George, 2006 (18)Vat of Candles in the Storeroom

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 11.05.2006:


This vat of candles was one of the curious items found in a seldom-visited corner of the St. George's complex. Closeby were similar candles piled on the floor. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Al-Khader tales

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 17.03.2006:

Al-Khadr is a most popular saint in Palestine, venerated by Moslems, Christians and Jews, though not always under this name. Sometimes Al-Khadr is identified with Mar Elias (Saint Eliyah) and sometimes with Mar Jiryis (Saint George). In the Near East, he is usually known as El Khidr, but in some parts he is identified with St. Theodore and in Kurdistan with St. Sergius. "Just as Syrian Moslem(...)

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